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Opportunity details

North West – Have you had a pressure ulcer (bed sore)?

We would like to hear from people who have had a pressure ulcer, especially if you have had surgery.

Link to organisation:

Full description:

The Wounds Research Group at the University of Manchester is interested in carrying out research into surgery for pressure ulcers. We want to ensure our research focuses on issues that are important to patients and carers and is conducted in way that is clear and acceptable. We are flexible with respect to how you can be involved (e.g. by phone, email or meeting in person).

Date from

3rd September 2018

Date to

31st October 2018


Wounds Research Group, University of Manchester

The Wounds Research Group is part of the Division of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work at the University of Manchester. We are a friendly group of people from a range of backgrounds. We work closely with the NHS to conduct research into a number of areas within wound care, in particular relating to leg, foot and pressure ulcers, and surgical or traumatic wounds.



Skin disorder/dermatology


North West

Involvement type:

All of research

What support is offered?

We are able to give you more information about what getting involved in research is about. We also hope to build a network of other patient and public members who you can make contact with.


We are able to offer reimbursement for your time. The amount will be dependent on your level of involvement. Please contact us to discuss.


We are able to reimburse reasonable travel expenses from within Greater Manchester.

Can the work be done from home?


Suitable for a beginner?