The tissue viability service provides specialist assessment, advice and support on all aspects of preventative wound care as well as specialist advice for existing wounds.

The service is offered to individuals in the community, care homes with nursing, and residential homes. It encompasses all age ranges, ethnic groups and clients with physical disabilities.

The service excludes patients residing in mental health institutions or residential facilities.
 

The service includes:

  • Management of patients with acute, chronic or complex wounds
  • Prevention and management of pressure ulcers, ulceration of the leg, diabetic foot ulcers, ulcerations associated with lymphoedema
  • The management of patients with wounds of complex aetiology such as malignant wounds, burns, sinuses or fistulas
  • Management of patients with chronic non-healing wounds
  • Management of patients requiring complex interventions such as VAC therapy, grafts and expensive non-tariff wound care products

Tissue Viability Contact Details

North Service                                               South Service

Bradwell Hospital                                                                          Armitage Clinic
Talke Road                                                                                    Shropshire Brook Road
Chesterton                                                                                    Armitage
Newcastle                                                                                     Rugeley
ST5 7NL                                                                                        WS15 4UZ

Telephone: 0300 123 0905 ext 6125                                             Telephone: 01889 571435

Email: tissueviabilityteam@mpft.nhs.uk                                          Email: tissuesouth@mpft.nhs.uk

Get in Contact

Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Trust Headquarters, St. George's Hospital, Corporation Street, Stafford ST16 3SR

E-mail: enquiries@mpft.nhs.uk 

Switchboard number

0300 790 7000
(staffed 24 hours a day, every day)

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