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30 Sep, 2016, 09:06 BST ConvaTec Receives Two Top Awards from Journal of Wound Care World Union of Wound Healing Societies (WUWHS)

ConvaTec, a leading global medical technology company, received two top honours at the inaugural Journal of Wound Care World Union of Wound Healing...


27 Sep, 2016, 14:00 BST ConvaTec Launches Foam Lite™ ConvaTec Dressing, Expanding Its Foam Portfolio for a Wide Variety of Wounds

ConvaTec, a leading global medical technology company, today announced the launch of Foam Lite™ ConvaTec dressing, expanding the company's portfolio...


22 Sep, 2016, 09:00 BST ConvaTec Marks 20 Years of AQUACEL® Innovation at 5th Conference of the World Union of Wound Healing Societies

Marking 20 years of innovation and customer collaboration with its AQUACEL® dressings, ConvaTec, a leading global medical technology company, today...


20 Sep, 2016, 08:00 BST ConvaTec Rated #1 in Corporate Reputation by Patient Groups and 180 Medical Receives Award for High Integrity and Ethics

ConvaTec, a leading global medical technology company, has the best corporate reputation in the medical device industry, according to a global survey ...


04 Aug, 2016, 14:42 BST ConvaTec Enters $1.7B Negative Pressure Wound Therapy Market with Launch of Avelle™ System

ConvaTec, a leading global medical technology company, today announced the UK launch of the Avelle™ Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (NPWT) System,...


27 Jun, 2016, 18:17 BST ConvaTec Provides Business Updates

ConvaTec is pleased to announce the appointment of Erik Zimmer as global head of ConvaTec's Ostomy Care franchise. Erik joins from Sebia, where he...


20 Apr, 2016, 09:00 BST German Court Ruling Affirms ConvaTec's Patent Protection on Flexi-Seal™ Fecal Management System

ConvaTec Inc., a leading global medical products and technologies company, announced today that the Regional German Court of Dusseldorf affirmed that ...


08 Sep, 2015, 09:00 BST Clinical Study of Venous Leg Ulcers Shows Substantial Wound Improvements with Biofilm-Fighting AQUACEL™ Ag+ Dressing

Recently published results of a clinical study showed substantial wound improvements with AQUACEL™ Ag+ wound dressing in difficult-to-treat venous...


08 Apr, 2015, 14:00 BST Multinational Study Finds ConvaTec Moldable Technology™ Skin Barriers Help Prevent Skin Lesions in More Than 95 Percent of New Ostomates(1)

ConvaTec, a leading global medical products and technologies company, today announced results from a multinational study that found Moldable...


02 Mar, 2015, 09:00 GMT Novel Anti-Biofilm AQUACEL™ Ag+ Dressing Demonstrates Positive Results in Hard-to-Heal Wounds

A new, multi-country, clinical evaluation study showed that AQUACEL™ Ag+ wound dressing demonstrated positive results in wounds, including those...


22 Dec, 2014, 14:00 GMT ConvaTec Names Paul Moraviec Interim CEO Effective December 22, 2014

ConvaTec, a privately-held medical products and technologies company, today announced that Paul Moraviec has been appointed Interim Chief Executive...


03 Nov, 2014, 14:00 GMT Study Shows Use of AQUACEL® Ag SURGICAL Cover Dressing Significantly Reduces Infection Rate Post Cardiac Surgery

A new retrospective study has found that use of AQUACEL® Ag SURGICAL cover dressing resulted in a significant reduction in the rate of deep sternal...


25 Jul, 2014, 14:00 BST ConvaTec Introduces DEHP-Free UnoMeter™ Safeti™ Plus Urine Meter

ConvaTec, a leading global medical products and technologies company, today announced that its UnoMeter™ Safeti™ Plus portfolio of hourly diuresis...


22 Jul, 2014, 13:00 BST ConvaTec Names Nigel Clerkin Chief Financial Officer

ConvaTec, a privately-held medical products and technologies company, today announced that Nigel Clerkin has been appointed chief financial officer...


14 Jul, 2014, 09:00 BST New Anti-Biofilm Dressing Achieves Dramatic Wound Closure Rates in Clinical Evaluations

New multi-country clinical evaluations supported by ConvaTec, a leading global medical products and technologies company, show a dramatic improvement ...


30 May, 2014, 15:32 BST Clinical Data Show Healing Effectiveness of Biofilm-Fighting AQUACEL™ Ag+ Wound Dressings

A new clinical study has corroborated earlier in vitro evidence of the healing benefits of ConvaTec's new AQUACEL™ Ag+ wound dressings. The...


06 Feb, 2014, 14:00 GMT ConvaTec Launches Revolutionary New AQUACEL™ Ag+ Wound Dressings in Europe, Canada and Asia

ConvaTec, a leading global medical products and technologies company, today announced the launch of its revolutionary new AQUACEL™ Ag+ wound...


14 Jan, 2014, 14:00 GMT ConvaTec Launches Ostomysecrets® in Europe

European ostomates can now experience a new sense of freedom and confidence with the launch of Ostomysecrets® eCommerce web sites offering stylish...


23 May, 2013, 14:01 BST Study Finds 35 to 42 Percent Daily Cost Savings for Hospitals Using Flexi-Seal® Faecal Management System

A new study of the costs of managing faecal incontinence in intensive care units (ICUs) at two Canadian hospitals has found a 35 to 42 percent...


15 Apr, 2013, 09:00 BST ConvaTec Extends Leadership Position in Faecal Management Systems with Launch of Flexi-Seal® CONTROL™ FMS

ConvaTec, a world-leading developer and marketer of innovative medical technologies, today announced the European launch of Flexi-Seal® CONTROL™ FMS, ...


19 Dec, 2012, 09:00 GMT ConvaTec Prevails In Patent Case Brought By Smith & Nephew

ConvaTec, a world-leading developer of innovative medical technologies, is pleased to announce that the Court of Appeal in the Royal Courts of...


14 Dec, 2012, 14:00 GMT ConvaTec Launches Operations In India

ConvaTec, a world-leading developer of innovative medical technologies, is pleased to announce the launch of operations in India. ConvaTec has opened ...


26 Nov, 2012, 15:50 GMT ConvaTec Announces 2012 Third Quarter Earnings Call

ConvaTec today announced that it will report its 2012 third quarter earnings on Thursday, November 29, 2012. Ken Berger, CEO, and Ed Borkowski, CFO,...


12 Sep, 2012, 09:00 BST ConvaTec Launches Innovative New AQUACEL™ BURN Dressing With Hydrofiber™ Technology at International Society for Burn Injuries

ConvaTec, a world-leading developer and marketer of innovative medical technologies for community and hospital care, today announced the European...


24 Aug, 2012, 14:00 BST ConvaTec Announces 2012 Second Quarter Earnings Call

ConvaTec today announced that it will report its 2012 second quarter earnings on Wednesday, August 29, 2012. Ken Berger, CEO and Ed Borkowski, CFO...