Fleming Medical

Fleming Medical

Title

Development of ‘smart’ wound care dressings

Engagement type

Consultancy

Partner

Established over 30 years ago and headquartered in Limerick, Fleming Medical is a market-leading medical devices company supplying medical equipment, diagnostics, consumables and medicinal products to retail pharmacies, doctors, hospitals, emergency services and primary care throughout Ireland, UK and to other international markets.

Challenge

Fleming Medical were interested in developing a new range of ‘smart’ dressings to allow for more intelligent wound care management.

RCSI value-added

A clinical expert who could perform a detailed review of how wound pH, exudate quantity, temperature and pressure impact on the rate of wound healing. Fleming Medical recognised RCSI’s Prof. Zena Moore has performed significant research into wound care prevention and treatment in the clinical environment and could offer key opinion leader insight and guidance in delivering a fit-for-purpose product.


“Engaging with RCSI provided us with key opinion leader insight and guidance in delivering a fit-for-purpose product. Our vision for the future is to empower the patient and the physician by providing better patient outcomes for acute and chronic conditions.”

MARK FLEMING, Managing Director, Fleming Medical