Wound care is of the utmost importance following a burn, surgery or injury in order to limit the chance of infection and preserve the skin’s function. If you’re looking for additional support to manage your wound, or the wound of someone you care for, then sign-up for talkhealth’s FREE mywound support programme today:

mywound provides 12 weeks of dedicated information, sent to you by email in bite-size chunks. Every week there is a PDF for you to download or print containing practical information about how to care for wounds, written by talkhealth and medical experts.

Some of the topics the programme covers include:

- Stages of wound healing

- Pain management

- Patient stories and hints & tips

- Nutrition

- Stitch removal

- Scar prevention and much more!

All content provided in the mywound support programme has been written by both medical professionals and talkhealth and certified by the Information Standard, based on available medical evidence (sources of evidence available on request) and is for information purposes only. It does not constitute a replacement for professional medical advice. If you are concerned about any aspects of your health or wish to discuss something you have read within the support programme, you should make an appointment to see your doctor. You should always seek medical advice before changing your treatment routine. talkhealth does not endorse any specific products, brands, or treatments.