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Tissue Viability

We are a specialist nursing service for wounds that are complex or taking a long time to heal. 

What does the service provide?

We work with other health care professionals who may also be involved in your care. We provide specialist advice and treatment for the prevention and management of pressure ulcers, surgical and other complex wounds that are taking a long time to heal. The tissue viability nurses offer evidence-based advice and guidance. We are a community-based service, where we will visit you in your own home environment or within a clinic setting. 

How to refer

We accept referrals from health professionals only, emailed to This could be your doctor (GP), practice nurse, district nurse or nursing home staff. We triage referrals and aim to respond to urgent referrals within five working days, and routine referrals within 14 working days.

Working hours: 9-5pm Monday to Friday (excluding bank holidays)

Call: 01883 837537


Watch the short video below from Denise Murray, Tissue Viability Nurse who shares useful information and knowledge to help prevent pressure ulcers from forming and affecting so many people each year.