The Tissue Viability Service
The Tissue Viability Nurses deliver advice and support to both adult and child patients, as well as staff, in a number of different ways. This includes supporting inpatients and patients cared for in the wider community by district nurses, practice nurses, and providing help and advice to care homes.
The aim of our Tissue Viability Service is to work alongside clinicians to assess and treat patients who are at risk of, or already have, complex wounds. These include:
- Pressure ulcers
- Leg ulcers
- Surgical wounds
The service provides care for patients across Harrogate District Hospital, in care homes and the wider community.
We accept referrals from healthcare professionals via the single point of access service (SPOA), SystmOne or WebV.
Tissue Viability Nurse Specialist: Rebecca Preece
Tissue Viability Nurses: Sophie Legg, Dawn McNiffe, Vera Nedyalkova and Megan Wilson