Help in a crisis during Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic

During this COVID-19 pandemic there may have to be changes in the way some of our services work. Please contact the service directly to check how services are being delivered and follow their advice.

If you need help in a crisis during Coronavirus pandemic outside office hours please contact your GP or visit NHS 111.

Only visit your local Emergency Department for serious life-threatening conditions that need immediate medical attention including persistent severe chest pain, loss of consciousness, acute confused state, severe blood loss, serious burns, suspected stroke.

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 and find us

Ashfield Health Village
Community Hospital, Portland Street, Kirkby in Ashfield, Nottinghamshire, NG17 7AE
Tel: 01623 784759

 

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

 

Retford Hospital
North Road, Retford, Nottinghamshire, DN22 7XF
Tel: 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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