Tissue Viability

The service provides specialist assessment, expert advice, education and training to health professionals. This takes place in hospitals and community settings (including the private sector). The aims of the team are to prevent unnecessary hospital admissions, facilitate early discharge, improve healing rates of wounds and reduce the incidence of pressure ulcers.

This service is provided for all ages.

 

Accessing our service

Referrals to this service are usually made by community nurses, GPs, practices nurses, inpatient wards/ departments or nursing or residential care homes.

 

Contact us

Ashfield Health Village, Community Hospital, Portland Street, Kirkby in Ashfield, Nottinghamshire, NG17 7AE

Telephone: 01623 784759

 

Beeston Health Centre, Dovecote House, 38 Wollaton Road, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG9 2NR
Telephone: 01623 784759

 

Retford Hospital, North Road, Retford, Nottinghamshire, DN22 7XF
Telephone: 01777 274 422

 

Help in a crisis

Outside of office hours please contact your GP service or NHS 111. In an emergency go to your local Accident and Emergency (A&E) department.

 

Information for health professionals


Bassetlaw

To refer someone to this service, please contact the Single Point of Access (SPA) on 01777 274 422.


North Notts

Health professionals can refer someone to the service by completing a referral form and faxing it to 01623 720801.


South Notts

Health professionals can refer someone to the service by completing a referral form and faxing it to 01623 720801.

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