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Wound Awareness Week

16 – 21 October 2020

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Wound and skin integrity workshop

29 November 2020

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Canberra Supports Stop Pressure Injury Day, 19th November 2015

Stop Pressure Injury Day

Present is the Canberra United Team supporting International Stop Pressure Injury Day, in Canberra, AUSTRALIA.

Left Back to Right:
Grace MAHER, Veronica PEREZ, Nicole BEGG (Captain), Ellie BRUSH, Catherine BROWN, Kendall FLETCHER, Julia DE ANGELIS
Left Front to Right:
Emma CHECKER, Ashleigh SYKES, Michelle HEYMAN, Tegan RIDING, Jenna McCORMICK, Rebecca KITING

Grace Maher, Julia DeAngelis and Rebecca Kiting (Australian Under 17)
Veronica Perez (Mexican National Team) and Kendall Fletcher (USA)
Nicole Begg and Catherine Brown (Westfield Young Matilda’s)
Ellie Brush, Emma Checker, Ashleigh Sykes and Michelle Heyman (Westfield Matilda’s)

Michelle Heyman Michelle Heyman
(Westfield Matilda’s)


AWMA – Australian Capital Territory

AWMA Australian Capital Territory is the Australian Wound Management Association in the ACT. We are a diverse group of health professionals, whose common interest is the care for our patients with acute and chronic wounds. The association provides education that focuses on a collaborative approach to practice in both wound assessment and management that is supported by validated research and/ or best practice.

ACT Nursing and Midwifery Excellence Awards 2015
Nurse of the Year – May 2015

Ann Marie DunkAnn Marie Dunk was awarded the 2015 ACT Nurse of the Year.

On behalf of AWMA (ACT) we would like to congratulate Ann Marie our Vice President/Ag President for receiving this prestigious award.

Ann Marie is the Clinical Nurse Consultant from the Tissue Viability Unit at Canberra Hospital. She has led important work that has resulted in reductions to the numbers of hospital acquired pressure injuries at Canberra hospital.

Well done Ann Marie.


… is diverse – and open to everyone! We encourage all disciplines in healthcare for whom wound management is a part of their practice to join and support us in our educational and practical aims.

Members come from areas as diverse as: podiatry, nursing, pharmacy, clinical practice, research and industry. We encourage ALL to join with us to promote the best research and best practice.

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Thank you to everyone who assisted and contributed to Wound Awareness Week activities in the ACT.

We look forward to your continued support.

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