WHIA can assist corrective services and detention centres with the following:

  • Organisational support:
    • Interpretation of clinical guidelines and consensus statements for wound management
    • Compliance with relevant National Standards for wound prevention
    • Provision of clinical protocols for wound prevention and management
  • Access to the Wound Advisory Service for secure remote consultation on any wound: acute, chronic, infected, unusual and atypical wounds
  • Scope of practice
  • Education and Training for:
    • Wound prevention, assessment and management e.g.
      • Management of minor burns and skin and wound infections
    • Dressings including product types and formulary
    • Suturing minor wounds