The purpose of the Leg Ulcer Advisory Group (LUAG) is to act as an expert forum to provide advice to the NZWCS National Committee on Leg Ulcers issues, and to undertake project work to address identified issues and/or needs in relation to leg ulcers in New Zealand.
This group has a passion for preventing or managing lower leg ulcers. There are 5 members of the LUAG
LUAG Terms of Reference
These terms of reference are to provide guidance to members of the NZWCS Leg Ulcer Advisory Group (LUAG).
Leg Ulcer Assessment Form
The Leg Ulcer Assessment Form was developed by the NZWCS Leg Ulcer Advisory Group (LUAG) and is based on best practice guidelines. The form has been successfully trialled in seven private and public practice areas in New Zealand.
NZWCS Venous Ulcer Clinical Pathway
A clinical pathway is an optimal sequencing and timing of interventions by clinicians for a particular diagnosis or procedure
Patient Information Leaflets on Venous Leg Ulcers
Treating Venous leg Ulcers and Maintaining Leg Health
Diabetic Foot Assessment Forms
These forms were developed by the Diabetic Foot Ulcer Group, led by Leigh Shaw, Specialist Podiatrist at Tauranga Hospital, a sub-group of the NZWCS Leg Ulcer Advisory Group.
Primary Care / District Nursing Diabetic Foot Assessment Form
Secondary Care Diabetic Foot Ulcer Assessment Form
Australian and New Zealand Clinical Practice Guideline for Prevention and Management of Venous Leg Ulcers
This guideline was developed by the Australian Wound Management Association and the New Zealand Wound Care Society. The guideline presents a comprehensive review of the assessment, diagnosis, management and prevention of venous leg ulcers within the Australian and New Zealand health care context, based on the best evidence available up to January 2011