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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.
Enhanced Service Centre
Bedford Health Village
Ampthill Health Centre
Please ask for a referral from one of the following:
- 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