Stop Pressure Ulcers

The EPUAP invites you to take part in the Stop Pressure Ulcer Day to help bring the knowledge of pressure ulcers to a wider audience.

Every year, the EPUAP holds the Stop Pressure Ulcer Day on every 3rd Thursday in November. The next Stop Pressure Ulcer Day will be held on November 21st 2024. The European Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel applauds the efforts of events that help introduce the problematic of pressure ulcers to the public, the professionals and our politicians. To help reach this goal, EPUAP will continue to provide freely available publicity material on the website.

How can you get involved?

♦ Host educational activities on prevention and treatment of pressure ulcers 

♦ Organise awareness raising events to share information about pressure ulcers 

♦ Reach out to your local community to inform them about pressure ulcers 

♦ Make policy makers aware about pressure ulcers 

♦ Join STOP Pressure Ulcer community on social media 

Stop Pressure Ulcer Day Support Materials


Pressure Ulcer Algorithms:

As a part of Stop Pressure Ulcer day, EPUAP published algorithms for both patients and staff. These algorithms have been published in several different languages to help the assessment of pressure ulcer risk and management.

The algorithms can be found in Education Hub.

STOP PU logo:

The logo is available for downloaded here. 

STOP PU video:

in Chinese / in Czechin Danish / in Dutch / in Finnish / in French / in German / in Hebrewin Icelandicin Italianin Norwegian in Portuguese in Swedish

STOP PU 2023 flyers:

in Czech web / print, in German web / print, in Danish web / print, in Dutch web / print, in English web / print, in Spanish web / print, in Finnish web / print, in French web / print, in Italian web / print, in Lithuanian web / print, in Portuguese web / print

Order Stop PU Materials

You can order Stop Pressure Ulcer T-shirts, stickers and pens for your event. T-shirts are available at 8 EUR per item, stickers can be purchased at 3 EUR per 10 stickers and pens are 5 EUR per 10 pieces. The items are not dated, so you can use it also for next years’ events.

If you are interested in STOP PU materials, please fill in the order below and send it to the EPUAP Business Office at Payment possible by card or bank transfer.

Stop PU t-shirts: You can choose from two colours available, navy blue or white.


Event Reports

Do you need an inspiration how to organize a STOP PU Day at your facility? See below reports from different years of the STOP PU Day and get inspired! Don’t forget to send us your own report to