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Bedfordshire Tissue Viability (Wound Care) Nurse

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.

Address

Enhanced Service Centre, Bedford Health Village
3 Kimbolton Road
Bedford
MK40 2NT
United Kingdom

Ampthill Health Centre
Oliver Street
Ampthill
MK45 2SB
United Kingdom

Opening hours
Monday to Friday 09.00 – 17.00
Telephone number
(SPoA) 0345 6024064​

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