Tissue Viability Service
Description of Service
The Tissue Viability Service provides specialist assessment, advice and support to adults on all aspects of preventative wound care as well as specialist advice for existing wounds.
Elements of the Service
Wound care clinics provide assessment and ongoing management for patients with complex wounds. Expertise provided is above that of a generalist practitioner in community and primary care, care home or community hospital setting.
The service is also able to access support and to refer to other specialist services such as dermatology, lymphoedema, and vascular services.
The Tissue Viability Service is not a dressing service and does not supply wound care products.
Referrals are accepted from health or social care professionals.
Telephone: 0300 123 4868
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Date last modified 04/06/2020