Tissue Viability

The service provides specialist nursing expertise in the healing of complex and highly complex wounds.  The service provides support to all healthcare professionals.  We run a weekly nurse-led tissue viability clinic; we support leg ulcer clinics run by community nurses; we provide in-house training about wound care and dressing selection; we provide support to nursing homes.  We provide advice and support to healthcare professionals and patients about pressure ulcer prevention and management.

The service is available to patients across North Devon.  Patients may be seen in NDDH, community hospitals, outpatient clinics, patients own homes or nursing/residential care homes.

Contact us

Telephone:  01271 349160
E-Mail: ndht.tissueviability@nhs.net

Last updated: July 10, 2019