Professor Richard White

Professor of Tissue Viability

Institute of Health & Society

Contact Details

email: richard@medicalwriter.co.uk

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PhD

Teaching & Research

Mainly post grad

Professional Experience

Institute of Biology

Publications

1) Gray GM & White RJ (1978) Glycosphingolipids and Ceramides in Human Epidermis. J Invest Dermatol 70: 336-341.  
2) Gray GM, White RJ & Majer JR (1978) The major component of the glycosyl ceramides of pig and human epidermis. Biochim et Biophys Acta 528: 127-137.  
3) Gray GM & White RJ (1979) Epidermal lipid liposomes. Biochem Soc Trans 7: 1129-1131.  
4) Elias PM, Gray GM & White RJ (1979) Localization and composition of lipids in neonatal mouse stratum granulosum and stratum corneum. J Invest Dermatol 73: 339-348.  
5) Gray GM, White RJ & Yardley HJ (1982) Lipid composition of the superficial cells of pig epidermis. Brit J Dermatol 106: 59-63.  
6) Bowser PA & White RJ (1985) Isolation, barrier properties and lipid analysis of stratum compactum, a discrete region of the stratum corneum. Brit J Dermatol 112: 1-14.  
7) Bowser PA, White RJ, & Prottey C (1985) Identification, isolation and characterization of epidermal lipids containing linoleic acid. Biochim et Biophys Acta 834: 419-428.  
8) Ph.D. Thesis (1985) 2-Hydroxy acids and the skin: their occurrence and effects. Royal Liverpool Hospital, University of Liverpool.  
9) Bowser PA, White RJ & Barratt M (1986). The epidermal water permeability barrier, location and nature. Int J Cosmet Sci 8: 125-134.  
10) Hill JC, White RJ & Barratt M (1986) The plasticization effect of medium chain alpha hydroxy acids and its potentiation. J Appl Cosmet 2:1, 67-75.  
11) White RJ, Dods I, Vickers CFH, Walker M (1991) A study of the Epidermal barrier in Atopic Eczema.In: Immunological and Pharmacological aspects of Atopic and Contact Eczema; Ed. Czernielewski JM. Karger, Basel.  
12) Loder JS, Gibson JR, White RJ (1992) Halobetasol Propionate. In: Topical Corticosteroids.pp 423-434. Eds Maibach HI & Surber CH. Karger, Basel.  
13) Stanfield JW, Gibson JR & White RJ (1992) Halcinonide.pp 415-422 Ibid.                                                  
14) Stanfield JW, Gibson JR & White RJ (1992) Triamcinolone acetonide.pp 494-502.Ibid.  
15) Fairbrother JE, Hollingsbee DA & White RJ (1992) Hydrocolloid dermatological patches - Corticosteroid combinations. PP 503-512. Ibid.  
16) Hollingsbee DA, White RJ & Edwardson PAD (1995) Use of Occluded Hydrocolloid patches. In 'Percutaneous penetration Enhancers' pp 35-43. Eds. Maibach HI & Smith EW. CRC Press.  
17) White RJ & Walker MJ (1990) Thermotropic and Lyotropic behaviour of Epidermal lipid fractions. Biochem Soc Trans 18:5, 881-882.  
18) White RJ (1995) Clinical trials on wound dressings: an Industry perspective. J Tiss Viab 5:1, 26-28.  
19) White RJ (1999) A new standard for the nursing assessment of leg ulcers. Brit J Nurs 8:19, 1162-1167.  
20) White RJ (2000) Nurse assessment of oral health: a review of practice and education. Brit J Nurs 9:5; 1162-1168.  
21) White RJ (2000) The management of wound exudate. Wound Care Society Education Monograph 7:3, August.  
22) Dunford C, Cooper RA, Molan PC, White RJ. (2000) The use of honey in wound care. Nursing Standard 15:11; 63-68.  
23) Van de Kerkhof PCM, Volden G, Kragballe K, White RJ (2001)  Remission and relapse of chronic psoriasis. J Derm Treat 12:3; 141-44.  
24) Cutting K F, White R J. 2002 Maceration of the skin: 1; The nature and causes of skin maceration. Journal of Wound Care 11(7); 275-278  
25) Cutting K F & White R J 2002.  Avoidance and management of peri-wound skin maceration. Professional Nurse 18(1); 33-36  
26) White RJ (2001) The management of exuding wounds: Part 1. Nursing Times 97:9; Xl-Xlll.  
27) White RJ (2001) The management of exuding wounds: Part 2. Nursing Times 97:14; 2-3.  
28) White RJ, Cooper R, Kingsley A. (2001).Wound colonisation and infection: The role of topical antimicrobials in management. Brit J Nurs. 10:9; 563-578.  
29) White RJ, Watret L. (2001) Surgical wound management: the role of dressings. Nurs Standard 15:44; 59-69.  
30) White R J. (2001) New developments in the use of dressings on surgical wounds. Brit J Nurs (Suppl) 10:6; S70-S71.  
31) White RJ. 2001. The history of silver in wound management. Brit J Nurs.10:15; 3-8. July 2001.  
32) Trends in Wound Care. Editor: R J White. Quay Books; Mark Allen Publishing London 2002.  
33) White R J, Kingsley A, Cooper R A. A topical issue: the use of antibacterials to control wound infection. In: Trends in Wound Care. Ed. R J White. Quay Books; Mark Allen Publishing London 2002.  
34) Leg ulcer assessment: current standards. In: Aspects of  wound care nursing. E-book Quay Books, Mark Allen Publishing  London 2002.  
35) White R J 2001. A charcoal dressing with silver in wound infection: clinical evidence. Brit J Nurs 10:9; S3-S9.  
36) White R J 2001. Current evidence on mineralised collagen: a new synthetic substitute for bone autograft. Eur Orth Prod News Sept. 23-25.  
37) White R J 2001. The surgical management of distal tibial fractures using the Halder nail. Eur Orth Prod News Nov 51-2.  
38) White R J 2001. Proceedings of the joint arthroplasty  Feedback conference. Eur Orth Prod News Nov. 29-39.  
39) White R J 2002. Characteristics and performance requirements for bone substitute materials in spinal fusion surgery. European Orthopaedic Product News. May June issue.  
40) An A to Z of wound care. Authors: Collins F, Hampton S, White R J. Quay Books; Mark Allen Publishing; Dinton, Salisbury 2002.  
41) Springett K, White RJ 2002. Skin changes in the 'at risk' foot; an outline of treatment. Brit J Community Nurs. 25-34. December.  
42) Gray D, White RJ, Cooper P, Russell F.  Secondary wound dressings: an evaluation of Alldress. Brit J Nurs 2002. 11;17; 1157-1161.  
43) Trends in Oral Health. Editor: R J White. Quay Books, Salisbury UK. 2004.  
44). Oral Health assessment: a review of current practice. In: Trends in Oral Health. Ed. R J White. Chapter 1 pp 1-10. Quay Books, Salisbury UK. 2004.  
45) Gray D G, White R, Russell F, Flett A, Cooper P. 2002. Cost-effective wound care. Brit J Health Care Manag 8:11;  
46) White R J. 2003. Routine use of systemic antibiotics. Brit J Nurs Editorial 12:11; S3.  
47) The Silver Book. Editor: R J White. Quay Books, Dinton Salisbury 2003.  
48)  Gray D G, White R J, Cooper P. The Wound Healing Continuum. In: The Silver Book. Ed R J White. Quay Books, Dinton Salisbury 2003.  
49) White R J. The Wound Infection Continuum. In: The Silver Book. Ed R J White. Quay Books, Dinton Salisbury 2003.  
50) White R J, Cooper R. The use of topical antimicrobials in wound bioburden control. In: The Silver Book. Ed R J White. Quay Books, Dinton Salisbury 2003.  
51) Trends in Wound Care Vol.2. Editor: R J White. Quay Books, Dinton Salisbury 2003.  
52) Wound Management for the Compromised Patient. IWM Educational Booklet.  Ed White R J. Medical Communications (UK) Ltd Holsworthy 2003.  
53) R J White & K F Cutting (2004). Interventions to avoid maceration of the skin. Brit J Nurs 12:10; 1186-1204.  
54) Cutting K F and White R J (2004). Defined and refined: wound infection criteria revisited. Brit J Comm Nurs 9:3; S6-S15.  
55) Trends in Wound Care Vol.3. Editor: R J White. Quay Books, Dinton Salisbury 2004.  
56). Cutting K F & White RJ (2005). Criteria for identifying wound infection. Ostomy wound management 51:1; 6-13.  
57). R J White and R A Cooper (2005). Silver sulfadiazine: a review of the evidence. Wounds-UK 1(2); 51-61.  
58). Stroke: therapy and Rehabilitation (2005). Editor: R J White. Quay Books, Dinton, Salisbury.  
59). The use of Honey in Modern Wound Management. Editor: R J White; Wounds-UK Books, Aberdeen.  
60). White RJ, Molan P (2005). A review of clinical research on honey in wound management. In: The use of Honey in Modern Wound Management. Ed: R J White; Wounds-UK Books, Aberdeen.
61). Cutting K F, White R J, Mahoney P, Harding K G (2005). Clinical identification of wound infection: a Delphi approach. EWMA Position document 2005.  
62). Gray D, White R J, Cooper P, Kingsley A (2005). Understanding Applied Wound Management. Wounds-UK 1(1); 62-70.  
63). Gray D, White R J, Cooper P, Kingsley A (2006). Applied Wound Management. In: Essential Wound Management: An introduction for undergraduates. Eds: D Gray, P Cooper, J Timmons. Wounds-UK Books, Aberdeen.  
64). Gray D, White R J, Cooper P, Kingsley A (2006). Applied Wound Management. In: Wound Healing: A systematic approach to advanced wound healing and management. Eds: D Gray, P Cooper, J Timmons. Wounds-UK Books, Aberdeen.  
65). White R J, Cutting K F (2006). Critical colonization – the concept under scrutiny. Ostomy Wound Manag 52 (11) 50-56.  
66). Gray D, White R J (2006). Using the Wound Exudate continuum. Wounds-UK Supplement.  
67).Gray D, Cooper P, McGuffog J, Russell S, Stringfellow S, Kingsley A, White R J (2006). A clinical audit of a tissue viability service using Applied Wound Management. Wounds-UK 2(2); 47-59.  
68). White R J (2006). The use of Honey, Silver and Larvae in wound Management. Practice Nurse:  
69). White R J (2005). Editorial: Mesitran Honey (supplement) Editor R J White. Wounds-UK 1(3).  
70). Gray D G, White R J (2005). Clinical case studies using Mesitran honey in complex wound management. Wounds-UK 1(3) Supplement.  
71). White RJ & Cutting KF. Modern Exudate Management (2006). World wide wounds: http://www.worldwidewounds.com/2006/september/White/Modern-Exudate-Mgt.html  
72). White R J (2005). Honey in modern wound management. Independent Nurse: part 1 October 17th & part 2 October 24th.  
73). Skin Care in Wound Management: Assessment, Prevention and Treatment. Editor: R J White. Wounds-UK Books,  Aberdeen 2005.  
74). Butcher M & White R J (2005). The structure and functions of the skin. Chapter 1, pp 1-17 In: Skin Care in Wound Management: Assessment, Prevention and Treatment. Ed R J White. Wounds-UK Books,  Aberdeen.  
75) White R J (2005). The benefits of Honey in modern wound management. A continuing practice development article Nursing Standard 20(10); 57-64.  
76) White R J, Acton C (2005). The use of honey in wound management. MIMS Dermatology 1(2); 28-31.  
77) White RJ, Cutting KF, Kingsley AR (2006). Topical antimicrobials in the control of wound bioburden. Ostomy Wound Manag 52(8); 26-59.  
78) Paediatric Skin and Wound Care. Editors:  White RJ and Denyer J (2006). Wounds-UK Books,  Aberdeen.  
79) White RJ and Denyer J (2006). Infant napkin dermatitis and differential diagnoses. Chapter 7 pp 98-110 In: Paediatric Skin and Wound Care. Eds White RJ and Denyer J (2006). Wounds-UK Books, Aberdeen.  
80) Trauma and Pain in Wound Care. Editors: R J White and K G Harding (2006). Wounds-UK Books, Aberdeen.  
81). White RJ, Butcher M (2006). The structure and functions of the skin: paediatric variations. Chapter 2, pp 20-41.In: Paediatric Skin and Wound Care. Eds White RJ and Denyer J (2006). Wounds-UK Books, Aberdeen.  
82). White R J, Denyer J (2006). Infant Napkin Dermatitis. MIMS Dermatology 2(3) 43-46; October issue.  
83). White R J, Cutting K F (2006). Exploring the effects if silver in wound care – what is optimal? Wounds 18(11); 307-314.  
84). Cutting KF, White RJ (2006).  Revision de criterios para la identificacion de infecciones en heridas. Gerokomos 17(1):39-47.  
85). White R J (2006). Flaminal antimicrobial dressings: a novel approach to wound bioburden control. Wounds-UK 2(3); 64-69.  
86). White R J (2006). Delayed wound healing: Who, when, why, and in whom? A continuing practice development article. Nursing Standard; October Suppl 1(1) 47-54.  
87). Hollinworth H, White R J (2006). The clinical significance of wound pain. Chapter 1, pp 3-17 In: Trauma and Pain in Wound Care. Eds R J White and K G Harding (2006). Wounds-UK Books, Aberdeen. 
88). White R J, Cutting K G (2006). Critical Colonisation—The Concept Under Scrutiny. Ostomy Wound Manag 52,11: 50–56.  
89). Lindsay E, White R J Eds (2007). Leg ulcers and their management: an introduction.  Wounds-UK Publishing, Aberdeen.  
90). Cutting K F, White R J, Edmonds M E (2007). The safety and efficacy of dressings with silver – addressing clinical concerns. International Wound Journal  4(2);177-184  
91). Rippon M, Davies P, Bosanquet N, White RJ (2007). The Economic Impact of Difficult-to-Heal Venous Leg Ulcers and Cost Effectiveness of Treatment Options: a Review of the Published Literature. Wounds-UK 3(2); 58-73.  
92). White R J, Wicks G, Cutting KF (2006). From the wet to the dry: Modern wound exudate management. Wound Care Society Monograph.  
93). Keith Cutting, Richard White, Hans Hoekstra (2009). Topical silver-impregnated dressings and the importance of the dressing technology.  Int Wound J In press.  
94). White R J, Cutting K G (2007). Critical Colonisation—The Concept Under Scrutiny. US Surgery 2007 (Touch Briefings ISSN: 1754-5536) pp 55-58.  
95). Advances in Wound Care. Ed R J White. Wounds-UK Publications, Aberdeen October 2007.  
96). White R J (2005). Evidence for atraumatic soft silicone wound dressing use. Wounds-UK 1(3); 104-09.
97). White, R.J.  A multinational survey of the assessment of pain when removing dressings. Wounds-UK  2008; 4 (1): 58-69
98). Rippon, M., White, R.J, Davies, P. Skin adhesives and their role in wound dressings. Wounds-UK 2007; 3:76-78.
99). White RJ & Cutting KF. Modern Exudate Management (2006). World wide wounds: http://www.worldwidewounds.com/2006/september/White/Modern-Exudate-Mgt.html  
100). White R J (2008). Delayed wound healing: Who, when, why, and in whom? Primary Health Care 18(2); 40-46.
101). White RJ, Cutting KF (2008). Critical colonisation of chronic wounds: microbial mechanisms. Wounds-UK 4,1 :70-78.
102). White RJ (2008). Pain assessment and management in patients with chronic wounds. Nurs Stand 22(32); 62-68.
103). Mason V, Upton D, White RJ (2008). The psychology of lymphoedema. J Lymphoedema 3(2); 50-56.
104). White RJ, Stephen-Haynes JA (2008). Leg ulcers. Independent Nurse October 19th 25-26.
105). White RJ (2008). The Silver bullet. Practical Patient Care, issue 2; 26-28.
106). White RJ (2008). Prevent pain for optimal healing. Practical Patient Care, issue 2; 29-30.
107). Thompson G, Bevins J, Hutchcox S, White RJ (2008). Examining the Carital Optima air-float mattress through patient experience and pressure mapping. Wounds-UK 4(3); Sept.
108). White RJ, Morris C (2009). Mepitel: a non-adherent wound dressing with Safetac technology. British Journal Nursing 18(1); 58-64.
109). White RJ, McIntosh C (2008). Topical therapies for diabetic foot ulcers: standard treatments. J Wound Care 17(10); 426-33.
110). Cutting KF, White RJ (2008). Quality assurance that will ensure robust and transparent guidelines. J Wound Care 17(10); 451.
111). Cooper RA, White RJ (2009). The problem of cutaneous infection in lymphoedema patients. J Lymphoedema. 4(1);44-49
112). White RJ (2010). Hard to heal wounds: results of an international survey of clinicians. International Wound Journal; accepted for publication.
113). Morris C, Emsley P, Marland E, Meuleneire F, White RJ (2009). An Observational Study of Dressings with Soft Silicone Adhesive Technology to Manage the Wounds of Paediatric Patients. Paediatric Nursing; April issue.  
114). White RJ, Stephen-Haynes JA (2009). A protocol for pressure ulcer prevention in the ICU. Chapter in: Protocols of Care, Ed. Sancho Rodriguez Villa.  
115). White RJ, McIntosh C (2009). Topical therapies for diabetic foot ulcers: advanced treatments. J Wound Care 18(8); 335-41.  
116). White RJ (2009). Wound infection and the associated pain. J Wound Care June issue 18(6); 245-49.  
117). White RJ (2009). An interview with Richard White. Brit J Commun Nurs 14(6); Wound Care Supplement S32-34.  
118). Morris C, Emsley P, Marland E, Meuleniere F, White RJ (2009). Use of wound dressings with soft silicone adhesive technology. Paediatric Nursing 21(3); 38-43.  
119). White RJ (2010). Wound Dressings and other topical treatment modalities in bioburden control.  In: The Microbiology of Chronic Wounds. Chapter 13. Eds S Percival and KF Cutting. CRC Press. April 20, 2010). ISBN-10: 142007993X  
120). Ferreira Alves JV, Angeloni A, Jawie A, Vanscheidt W, White RJ (2009). Guidelines for the treatment of acute minor skin wounds: a consensus by leading European Experts. MIMS Dermatology June issue.  
121). Ferreira Alves JV, Angeloni A, Jawie A, Vanscheidt W, White RJ (2009). The importance of wound healing in a moist environment. Submitted for publication. Wounds-UK.  
122). White RJ, Cutting K, Ousey K, Butcher M, Gray D, Flanagan M, Donnelly J, McIntosh C, Kingsley A, Fletcher J, Chadwick P, Gethin G, Beldon P. Randomized controlled trial and cost-effectiveness analysis of silver-donating antimicrobial dressings for venous leg ulcers (VULCAN trial). Br J Surg. 2010;97(3):459-60.  
123). Cutting K, White RJ. The Darzi report: implications for tissue viability nurses. Br J Nurs. 2009;18(18):1092-3.  
124). Cutting K, White RJ, Hoekstra H. Topical silver-impregnated dressings and the importance of the dressing technology. Int Wound J. 2009;6(5):396-402.  
125). Cutting KF, White RJ. Quality assurance that will ensure robust and transparent guidelines. J Wound Care. 2008;17(10):451.  
126). Cutting K, White RJ, Edmonds M. The safety and efficacy of dressings with silver - addressing clinical concerns. Int Wound J. 2007;4(2):177-84.  
127). White RJ, Cutting KF, Beldon P. Magnet therapy: opening the debate. J Wound Care. 2006;15(5):208; author reply 208-9; discussion 209-10.  
128). Ousey K, White R. Tissue viability and the Quality Accounts agenda. Br J Nurs 2009;18(20):S3.  
129). White RJ, Ousey K (2010). A response to the framework for quality. British Journal Healthcare Management accepted for publication.  
130). Ousey K, White RJ (2010). Embedding the Quality Agenda into Tissue Viability. Br J Nurs 18(20); S3-7.  
131). Dowsett C, White RJ (2010). Delivering quality and High Impact Actions. Brit J Healthcare Manag 16(2); 92-94.  
132). White R, Ousey K, Hinchliffe S. Implementing the quality accounts agenda in tissue viability. Nurs Stand. 2010;24(24):66, 68-70, 72.  
133). White RJ, Cutting KF (2009). The Darzi report and tissue viability services. Brit J Healthcare Manage 15(9); 458-60. 
134). White RJ (2010). NHS quality initiatives: acronyms and terminology. Wounds-UK 6(1); 155. 
135). Stephen-Haynes J, White RJ (2010). The debate about moist wound healing. Wounds-UK 6(1); 156-57. 
136). White RJ, Bosanquet N (2009). QIPP, quality indicators and metrics. Brit J Healthcare Manage 15:12; 609-12. 
137). White RJ (2010). The value of silver dressings contested. Medtech Business 8:5; 1-2. 
138). White RJ (2010). Silver dressings: a topical issue. Medtech Business 8:6; 9-10.. 
139). White RJ, Shorney R, Butcher M (2010). Penalties for hospital readmission. Editorial. Wounds-UK 6:2; 156.. 
140). White RJ (2010). Tissue viability can tackle the financial burden of wounds. Nurs Times 106:16; 24. 
141). White RJ (2010). Delayed wound healing: in whom, what, when and why? Revised version. Nursing Stand Autumn 2010 issue,  24-32. 
142). White RJ, Kingsley AR  (2010). Silver dressings in the light of recent clinical research: what can be concluded? Wounds-UK 6:2; 157-58. 
143). Gray D, Barrett S, White RJ et al (2010). PHMB and its potential contribution to wound management. Wounds-UK 6:2; 40-47. 
144). White RJ, Jeffery S (2010). The evidence debate in wound care; is patient welfare an issue? Editorial Wounds-UK 6:3; 10. 
145). White RJ, Maylor M, Iverson C (2010). Evidence is ‘in’, ignorance is ‘out’: a dilemma for advanced wound care products. Wounds-UK 6:3; 114-23. 
146). White RJ (2010). Let’s set a realistic target for clinical evidence. J Wound Care 19:7; 284-85. 
147). White RJ (2010). Silver-containing dressings: availability concerns. Ostomy Wound Manage 56:8; 8-9. 
148). Korting HC, Schöllmann C, White RJ. (2011). Management of minor acute cutaneous wounds: importance of wound healing in a moist environment. J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol. 25(2):130-7.  
149). White R (2011). Patients must not suffer because of controversy over silver dressings. The Pharmaceutical Journal 287; 490.
150). Wilkinson LJ, White RJ, Chipman JK (2011). Silver and nanoparticles of silver in wound dressings: a review of efficacy and safety. J Wound Care 20(11); in press.       

External Responsibilities

Editor of Wounds-UK Books; editorial board member MIMS Dermatology.