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Welcome to the 5th EPUAP Focus Meeting website!


Considering the latest developments related to the COVID-19 pandemic, it was agreed by the Focus Meeting Chairs and the EPUAP board members, to reschedule the 5th EPUAP Focus meeting to 26 – 28 May 2021.

The EPUAP team and local partners would like to thank our delegates, speakers, abstract submitters and companies for their understanding, continuous support and flexibility.

We are looking forward to welcoming you to Sonderborg next year!

In the meantime, keep safe and follow the recommendations of your local authorities and of the World Health Organisation.



Patient safety: Prevention and communication

Organised in cooperation with Danish Healing Society, University of Luebeck, Hospital Sønderjylland and Municipality of Sønderborg.

Dates: 26 - 28 May 2021

Location: Sønderborg, Denmark


Programme topics:

  • Patient safety:  prevention and communication
  • Quality management and patient safety
  • "In safe hands": The Sonderborg Concept
  • From guideline to practice
  • Health technologies at the bedside

In addition to the oral presentations held by the various experts during each key session, the programme will include also poster viewing.

EPUAP Focus Meeting 2018 Photo Gallery

Enter the photo gallery HERE.

The EPUAP Focus Meeting is a unique initiative aimed at exchanging knowledge among scientists, clinicians, R&D and industry in regard to the latest developments in special areas of pressure ulcer research and practice. The focus meeting is intended to create a space for in-depth discussions about special topics, to identify knowledge and technological gaps, as well as clinical needs in the pressure ulcer field, and to establish a platform for discussion for academia and industry.

5 th EPUAP Focus Meeting  Local Organising Committee

Rolf Jelnes, Chair of the conference

Katrin Balzer, Co-chair of the conference

Aase Fremmelevholm RN

Amira Halim RN

Annette Høgh, MD

Britt Hansen RN

Joan Slaikjær

Tina Jakobsen RN

Tine Helene Jensen

Lisbet Holm Møller




The EPUAP Focus meeting  was granted 9 European CME credits by the EACCME.


Important deadlines


The abstract submission is OPEN! Click here to submit your abstract!


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