Pressure Ulcer Consensus Survey Part 2

The National “Stop the Pressure Programme” is undertaking work in relation to the definition and reporting/ measurement of pressure ulcers.    The purpose of this particular work stream is to standardise definitions and reporting around pressure ulcers and these will then be used in all organisations in England. It is proposed to do this by using […]

Wounds UK Abstract Deadline Extended!

Wounds UK are pleased to announce the call for abstracts for the 2017 Wounds UK Annual Conference, held at the Harrogate International Centre. Electronic poster abstract submissions are now invited for the Wounds UK Annual Conference 2017, which will be held on 13-15 November 2017 at the Harrogate International Centre. The deadline for submissions is […]

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 […]

Have your say!

The NHS CET are asking for your clinical opinion of the foam dressings you currently use in your area of work. The survey is asking for your clinical opinion of the foam dressings you currently use in your area of work and is based on your clinical experience of using the product(s) and is not […]

Exhibition opportunities available for TVS study day!

Supported by the TVS, Julie Bryan, TVN, at Cheltenham General Hospital, is hosting a free Regional Study Day. at the Dowty Sports & Social Club on the 15 November 2017. The event will consist of two half-day sessions. The programme for the sessions will cover “Pressure Ulcer Prevention and Management & Wound Assessment and Management”. Session timings […]

Latest update from the NHS Clinical Evaluation Team

Below are links of the clinical criteria with which the NHS CET will be assessing foam dressings (adherent and non adherent) and non-woven island dressings. Click here to download a pdf of the Clinical Criteria for Adherent Foam Dressings Click here to download a pdf of the Clinical Criteria for the Non Adherent Foam Dressings […]

Activa Healthcare have transformed!

From 1st July Activa Healthcare will be known as L&R. The relationship isn’t new, in fact Activa has been a part of L&R for the past 8 years and will continue to operate as usual. The Activa British Standard and ActiLymph hosiery ranges are still available, as well as the L&R products like Debrisoft, Flivasorb […]

EHOB join the TVS as Corporate Sponsor!

The TVS Trustees are delighted to confirm EHOB  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 EHOB – Europe Click here to find out more about EHOB Corporation

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