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Professor Christine Moffatt CBE Inaugural Lecture

Chronic oedema and wounds: a neglected global scandal and an international response (the LIMPRINT story)

Christine Moffatt CBE
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This lecture will give a review of the international research (LIMPRINT) that has been led by Professor Moffatt though a partnership with 9 countries to define the size and impact of people living with chronic oedema, Lymphoedema and un-healing wounds across the world.

  • From: Tuesday 28 January 2020, 5 pm
  • To: Tuesday 28 January 2020, 7 pm
  • Location: Lecture Theatre 6, Newton Building, Burton Street, NG1 4BU
  • Booking deadline: Monday 27 January 2020, 12.00 pm
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This lecture will give a review of the international research (LIMPRINT) that has been led by Professor Moffatt though a partnership with 9 countries to define the size and impact of people living with chronic oedema, Lymphoedema and un-healing wounds across the world. As well as presenting the findings from the epidemiology it will explore the value of a social science perspective and global public health in offering tangible solutions through collaboration and the role of summer schools in supporting these endeavours.

Professor Christine Moffatt CBE, Nottingham Trent University

Christine is currently International Professor of Clinical Nursing at Nottingham Trent University (NTU) and was made Emeritus Professor of  Nursing at the University of Nottingham, School of Health Sciences, UK in June 2018. She holds other visiting chairs at the following: University of Glasgow; Cardiff University Medical School Wound Healing Institute; Kanasawa University, Japan, Montpellier University, France and Western Ontario University, Canada and LOROS Hospice UK.

She has been involved in wound healing research and practice for 30 years and Lymphoedema for 20 years. She has undertaken extensive research in this field using mixed research methods including running national and international clinical trials. She currently heads the International Lymphoedema Framework, an international charity, whose mission is to develop effective Lymphoedema care throughout the world. Her areas of research include compression therapy; service development and evaluation; psychosocial impact of disease; chronic wounds and Lymphoedema. She has presented and published internationally. She edited the EWMA position document series and the International Lymphoedema Framework Best Practice Document (2006) and is a member of international editorial boards, NICE boards on leg ulcer management and advisory panels.

She was awarded a CBE in the 2006 New Year’s Honours List and made a life fellow of the Royal College of Nursing that same year. She has received 6 life time achievement awards between 2006 and 2015 in recognition of her work. In December 2008 she received a Nursing Times Diamond 20 Award as one of the 20 most influential nurses in the last 60 years. She received the Vice Chancellor’s medal in 2015 from Nottingham University and the Nottingham University Global Knowledge and Impact Exchange Award in 2016. She has recently led the LIMPRINT study an international epidemiology study with 9 countries that has defined the size and impact of the condition on health services.

Programme

5 pm Registration and welcome refreshments
5:30 pm Inaugural Lecture
6:30 pm Drinks reception
7 pm Close

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Location details

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Lecture Theatre 6
Newton Building
Burton Street
NG1 4BU

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