Tissue Viability

The purpose of the Tissue Viability Service is to be proactive in the prevention of pressure ulcers and tissue damage, and deliver a high quality service by providing advanced specialist advice, assessment and treatment regardless of age, gender, race or disability.

Where service is delivered

Throughout the community including; patient’s own home, care homes including nursing beds, community hospitals and mental health units across south east Essex.

Hours of operation

Monday – Friday 09.00-17.00

How to contact service

Tel: 01702 372004

How to access the service

Referrals are accepted from:

  • GP’s
  • Practice Nurses
  • District Nurses
  • Care Homes
  • Health Care Professionals
  • Social Care Professionals

Self referrals are accepted