Address

Bedfordshire,

Phone

Call via Single Point of Access (SPoA): 0345 6024064​

Opening hours

Monday to Friday 09.00 – 17.00

Bedfordshire Tissue Viability (Wound Care) Nurse

Who we are

The Tissue Viability (Wound Care) Service provides holistic assessment delivered in the community and other care establishments. The team provides specialist assessment, advice, care planning and treatment for patients with active wounds and for those requiring follow up/prevention of further episodes after treatment.

The service also provides specialist support and advice to other professionals for complex wound management e.g. Pressure Ulcers, Diabetic Foot Ulcers, wounds needing sharp debridement, topical negative pressure therapy or larvae therapy.

Where the service is based
Bedford
Enhanced Service Centre
Bedford Health Village
3 Kimbolton Road
Bedford
Beds
MK40 2NT

Mid / South Bedfordshire
Ampthill Health Centre
Oliver Street
Ampthill
Beds
MK45 2SB

Please ask for a referral from one of the following:
• GP
• Community allied services i.e. occupational therapist, physiotherapist, podiatrist
• Community nurse
• Community mental health service
• Emergency care practitioner
• Hospital consultant
• Practice nurse (GP)
• School nursing
• Tissue viability nurse
• Community in-patient unit
• Community paediatric nurse
Self-Referrals for this service are not accepted

Clinical

Conditions:

Wound Care


Clinical speciality:

Community Health Services