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NICE Guideline and Quality Standard

National guidance and quality standards containing good practice recommendations for the prevention and treatment of pressure ulcers.

NICE guideline for pressure ulcers (2014)

This guideline contains good practice recommendations for the prevention and treatment of pressure ulcers in all age groups. 

There are summary algorithms, a baseline assessment excel template, clinical audit tools and a costing statement that accompany the guideline.

NICE quality standard for pressure ulcers (2015)

Nine quality statements that cover the prevention, assessment and management of pressure ulcers in all settings, including hospitals, care homes and people's own homes in relation to people of all ages.

An excel template to capture the baseline position is also available.