Bedfordshire Tissue Viability (Wound Care) Nurse

Queensborough House
Friars Walk,
Dunstable,
Beds,
LU6 3JA
Monday to Friday 09.00 – 17.00

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