Corinne Ward

Corinne Ward is currently a Senior Nursing Manager at Mater Dei Hospital. She was the first Tissue Viability Nurse for the Islands of Malta and Gozo and led this unit for around 8 years. She lectures undergraduate nursing students as well as postgraduate students on the topics of skin and wound care. She is president of the Maltese Association of Skin and wound Care, and is also the former president of the International Skin Care Nursing Group. She also represents Malta on the International Diabetic Foot Association. Corinne worked as a Deputy Nursing Officer at the Department of Dermatology for eight years, a Community Nurse and also as a general nurse in Private Hospitals. She was the president of the Nurses’ Association of Malta prior to its amalgamation with the Malta Union of Midwives and Nurses (MUMN). She was the chair of the Commonwealth Nursing Federation for the European Region between 2002-2007. Corinne obtained a Degree in Nursing from the University of Malta, and a Master’s of Science Degree in Wound Healing and Tissue Repair from the University of Cardiff, UK and is now awaiting her results on her PhD at Bournemouth University, UK.