Congratulations to Professor Jane Nixon

Professor Jane Nixon has been awarded an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours. Professor Jane Nixon has been a mainstay of the Tissue Viability Society for many years and is a former Chair of Trustees and Treasurer and the TVS are delighted that her ground-breaking research into pressure sores has been recognised. Click here to read […]

Invacare join the TVS as Corporate Sponsor!

The TVS Trustees are delighted to confirm Invacare Ltd have joined our existing 11 companies as Corporate Sponsors of the Society. We look forward to working with you! Click here to find out more about Invacare

Education from Accelerate CIC!

Developing Skills in Leg Ulcer Management – A Multi-disciplinary Approach.  This is a competency based five day leg ulcer training programme aimed at community nurses who manage patients with lower limb wounds.   This programme will give the candidate 30 CPD credits from the RCN. The programmes are being run on the 18, 19 and 28 […]

Survey on the use of topical antibiotics to prevent surgical site infection (SSI)

The British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy (BSAC) and European Wound Management Association (EWMA) would like to invite you to participate in this 5 minute survey. The survey is aimed at all relevant Healthcare Professionals to ascertain an insight into practices and attitudes regarding topical antibiotics. SSI accounts for about 20% of all healthcare associated infections, […]

DATE EXTENDED! Apply for a TVS Sponsored place now!

The Tissue Viability Society Trustees are delighted to offer 2x EPUAP Sponsored Places for poster/oral presentations.  We will award a sponsorship of £750 towards registration, travel & accommodation. All sponsored places are open to TVS members only. There’s never been a better time to join the TVS at a cost of only £30 (£10 for […]

SPECIALIST PRESSURE CARE: CHALLENGES AND SOLUTIONS ROADSHOW

JWC, in association with Apex Medical, would like to invite you to a free study day, entitled ‘Specialist Pressure Care – Challenges & Solutions’. Keynote speaker at these events is Mark Collier.  ‎Lead Nurse/Consultant – Tissue Viability at United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust. The roadshow is being held in June and October and is FREE to attend! […]

TVS RSD Gloucester – 15 November – book your exhibition space now!

All the delegate places have been booked however there are still exhibition spaces available for this TVS Regional Study Day. The study day will be split into a morning and afternoon session and is being held at the Dowty Sports & Social Club, Down Hatherley Lane, Down Hatherley, Staverton, Gloucester, GL2 9QH on the 15th […]

NHS Improvement – REGISTER NOW – National Consensus Event!

The NHS Improvement Team are hosting a Consensus Event on National Pressure Damage and you are invited to get involved and vote on proposed recommendations! The event is being held on the 16th May at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Westbourne Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 3TR from 1030-1530. Click here to view the full programme. Please note place […]

Smart Bandage Trials could start in 12 months!! 

Bandages which can detect how a wound is healing and send messages back to doctors could be trialled within the next 12 months, scientists have said. The bandages would use real-time 5G technology to monitor what treatment is needed and also keep track of a patient’s activity levels. The work is being led by Swansea […]

“I have just returned after the TVS – 2017 conference feeling exhilarated”

Heidi Green was one of the TVS sponsored place winners to attend TVS 2017 – The Conference on the 5th, 6th April at the Edgbaston Stadium. I have just returned after the TVS – 2017 conference feeling exhilarated. It was a wonderful surprise to win one of the highly coveted TVS student sponsored places and what a […]