Tissue Viability

We provide specialist assessment, expert advice, education and training to health professionals. Our service is delivered in hospitals and community settings, including the private sector.

We aim to prevent unnecessary hospital admissions, facilitate early discharge, improve healing rates of wounds and reduce the incidence of pressure ulcers.

Our 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 484819


Beeston Health Centre
Dovecote House, 38 Wollaton Road, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG9 2NR
Tel: 01623 484819


Retford Hospital
North Road, Retford, Nottinghamshire, DN22 7XF
Tel: 01623 484819

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

Email address for all referrals is tissueviability@nottshc.nhs.uk or to send electronic referral through SystmOne. 



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