Tissue Viability Service

Our nurse-led tissue viability service provides advice and support to nursing and healthcare professionals, aiming to develop and improve practice and raise the quality and standards of wound care and pressure ulcer prevention.



Our expert tissue viability nurses (TVN’s) see patients in their own homes, health centres and in our community hospitals.

They work closely with the district nursing teams, practice nurses, nursing homes and other healthcare professionals.  Providing joint visits, specialist advice and support.

The team also provide regular education on wound management, leg assessment and management, and pressure ulcer prevention.