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Wound care product to be discontinued

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A product for treating chronic wounds on lower limbs is to be discontinued, its manufacturer has announced.

Crawford Healthcare is to discontinue the Kerraboot product from its woundcare product range due to “commercial issues”.

A Crawford Healthcare spokesperson for said: “We are no longer able to manufacture our Kerraboot healing system due to supply issues. 

“Unfortunately discontinuation of the product was the only route left open to us and we apologise for any inconvenience this causes to all of our customers.”

Discontinuation will take place with immediate effect, with removal from price lists from the 1 September. 

No other Crawford products are affected by this product discontinuation, the company said in a statement.   

According to the company’s website, the Kerraboot system was intended to make it easier to care for wounds such as pressure ulcers, diabetic foot ulcers and venous ulcers.

Its design kept the wound moist, warm and protected, while an absorbent pad drew away exudate away to encourage healing and help combat superficial infection.

In transparent form, Kerraboot enabled would inspection without disturbing the wound bed.

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