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Formerly St Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Our Services A - Z - Tissue Viability Team

About the service

The Tissue Viability service is a nurse led service providing specialist advice and care to patients with or at risk of developing wounds/pressure ulcers.

The service also provides education for patients, carers, and staff around pressure ulcers and wounds.

The service is to aid and support all healthcare professionals who are involved in the management of: complex wounds, chronic and non-healing wounds.

Provide equipment to patients with wound care needs.

The service runs Monday- Friday 9-5pm excluding Bank Holidays .The team provides specialist Tissue Viability knowledge and support to Whiston and St.Helens Hospital, and Newton Hospital.

The team can be contacted on: 0151 4301928. Bleep 7196. The answerphone is checked regularly throughout the day.

Referral to the Tissue Viability team can be made Via :Tissue Viability Referral Form - Click here to download


Page last updated on 12th July 2024

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