Tissue Viability Service

The Tissue Viability/Infection Control service is available to offer support and advice to patients, carers and health care professionals on complex wound management and techniques.

We are an advisory service and go into homes and clinics where patients are already under a care provider such as District Nurses, Community Nurses, Treatment rooms or Nursing/Care homes and give our specialist input.

Who we help:

  • Any age
  • Registered with a Manchester GP
  • Any patient who requires input with a complex wound/ IPC need who is under an MFT health care provider

How we help:

We provide specialist advice relating to Infection Prevention Control / TV. All referrals are triaged and will be seen or advice given dependant on need. We will always discuss & explain treatment aims & goals with patient and other staff involved in care.

Referral Process:

Patients are referred by GP, District Nurse and members of Multi Disciplinary Team.

Contact Information:

Location:

We hold Leg Ulcer clinics at:
Brownley Green Health Centre and Burnage Health Centre

Team tel: 0161 215 2055

Team email: mft.communitytvn@nhs.net

Hours:

8:00am – 5:00pm, Monday to Friday

 

Page last reviewed: April 2022
Next review due: April 2023