Chronic Wound Care Conference 2019

Date: 14 March 2019
Venue: Education Centre, Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital

The Chronic Wound Care Conference 2019 aims to develop your skills in managing the needs of patients with skin integrity concerns.
This year’s theme is “Healing wounds and understanding pain and chronic wounds”

Chronic Wound Care Conference Program 2019

Update your skills on the ABC of dressings and the Who, what and why on Chronic Leg ulcers, consider case studies and join in the workshops. This one-day program is suitable for those working in private and public hospitals, aged care facilities and community care services.

Keynote Speaker

Wendy White

Wendy White is an independent consultant and educator with over 27 years of wound and skin care specific expertise and continues to deliver quality education, clinical and professional support, nationally and internationally.

Her vision is to positively influence the person’s lived experience, to optimise practice and clinical outcomes and refocus the emphasis of care provision for both clinicians and organisations – changing lives for those at risk of or living with wounds.

Dr Dianne Smith

Dr Dianne Smith is a Senior Medical Officer at the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital for the past 25+ years.  Her prior training and work has been in General Practice.

Currently, Dianne is the Senior Medical Officer in the Skin Integrity Service making her the medical member of the hospital’s Multidisciplinary Chronic Wound Service and the Multidisciplinary Lymphoedema Clinic.

The Wound Service’s outpatient clinic provides an average of 1,700 outpatient wound consultations a year. Dianne regularly advises on wound care for residents in Residential Aged Care Facilities and to General Practitioners in the community via telephone or email consultations.

Dianne is member of:

– QWCA, AWMA and now Wounds Australia since 1998,
– International Wound Infection Institute,
– Australasian Lymphoedema Association, and
– Wesley Mission Queensland’s Clinical Governance Committee.

Dianne is the current Medical Advisor to the Australasian Lymhpoedema Association and a Clinical Lecturer in the School of Medicine, University of Queensland.


Registration is $75 per delegate (includes morning tea and lunch) registration now open.

Getting to the Conference

There is a range of parking and transport options at the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital. The Education Centre is located just off Bowen Bridge Rd.

Past program

For your interest, here is last year’s conference program:


    • Very worthwhile
    • Excellent Day
    • Good information
    • Great value
    • Keep having these conferences

14 March 2019

Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital
Education Centre
Butterfield Street
Herston, QLD 4029


Phone: (07) 3646 1525