Sue Bale

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Professor Sue Bale, OBE, FRCN, RGN, NDN, RHV is a British nurse with a special interest in wound healing.

Education and career[edit]

She received her PhD degree from the University of Glamorgan (now the University of South Wales) in 2003. [1] She currently works Director of Research & Development in Aneurin Bevan Health Board.

Work in wound healing[edit]

Bale was part of the original team that established a unique wound healing service in the Wound Healing Research Unit based at the University of Wales College of Medicine. She has written a range of books and articles on wound care.

She is a founder member of the Wound Care Society (1985); the European Wound Management Association; (1991); the Journal of Wound Care (1992); the European Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (1996).[2]


Professor Bale is a fellow of the Royal College of Nursing.[3]

Recent publications[edit]

  • Bale, Sue; V. Jones (2004). Wound Care Nursing, 2nd Edition - A Patient-Centered Approach. Mosby Ltd. ISBN 0-7234-3344-5. 
  • Bale, Sue; N. Tebble; V.J. Jones; P.Price (2004). "The benefits of implementing a new skin care protocol in nursing homes". Journal of Tissue Viability. 14 (2): 44–50. PMID 15114926. 
  • Bale, Sue; N. Tebble; P. Price (2004). "A topical metronidazole gel used to treat malodorous wounds". British Journal of Nursing. 13 (11): S4–11. PMID 15218439. 
  • Jones, V.; S. Bale; K.G. Harding (2004). Acute and chronic wound healing. In "Wound Care Essentials Practice" (S. Baronowski & E.A. Ayello, eds. Lippincott Williams and Wilkins. ISBN 1-58255-274-6. 


  1. ^ University of Glamorgan (2003). Research Programmes Audit Committee, 11 June 2003. 
  2. ^ "Sue Bale". European Wound Management Association. Retrieved 2015-10-21. 
  3. ^ "Fellows". Royal College of Nursing. Retrieved 2006-07-01.