Tissue Viability

We offer support and advice for all aspects of wound care. We develop research based guidelines and provide education to clinical staff.Dressing a wound

We also:

  • Run three leg ulcer clinics.
  • Provide joint home visits with clinical staff.
  • Provide a telephone advice service.
  • Provide educational and training study days.

Who do we work with?

We work with any adults in the Middlesbrough, Redcar and Cleveland area who have problematic wounds and work closely with many clinical teams.

The team

The team consists of a tissue viability nurse specialist and two viability nurses.

What happens during the appointment?

The first visit could be up to two hours long while a full assessment of the patient is taken. Further appointments are around 30 minutes and depending on circumstances further appointments may be weekly, two weekly or monthly.

Where are we based?

One LifeĀ 
2nd Floor
Linthorpe Road
Tel: 01642 737737

When are we available?

Monday to Thursday 9am to 5pm

How to refer?

Referrals are sent to One Life by district nurses, practice nurses, GPs or consultants.