It is well documented (Moffat
1995, vowden 2000) that a high percentage of venous Leg
ulcers are likely to recur….
Local studies revealed that 6-9 % of
patients treated for a venous leg ulcer by South Western
Staffordshire/Cannock Chase PCT represented with a
recurrence with 24 months.
This audit is an outcome measure of the
follow-up/preventative care provided.