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Tissue Viability information for patients and professionals

The Tissue Viability service provides specialist advice and support to healthcare professionals who are managing complex wounds within the hospital and community settings managed by Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Trust. 

The nurse-led team works in partnership with patients, their carers and healthcare professionals to provide expert wound care advice, specialist healthcare equipment and education that is aimed at preventing needless skin breakdown. 

The team aims to improve and support high standards of practice through clinical consultations, regular audits, development of guidelines and polices and by delivering formal educational training to healthcare professionals.

Information and videos - click each item below to open

The Love Great Skin Campaign – skin care resources for care home staff

The Love Great Skin campaign was produced by Wounds UK to raise awareness of pressure ulcers in the care home and nursing home setting.

Click the image below to go to their website and find lots of useful information and resources.

 

NHS Stop the Pressure website

The NHS have a website dedicated to Stop the Pressure - visit it here

Watch this short film on how keeping moving helps prevent pressure ulcers

This four minute film offers 5 Key Messages for prevention.

Watch Diane's story. Diane has lived with MS for 20 years, which has meant spending lots of time in bed or her wheelchair.

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