Our people

Who manages the Tissue Viability Society?

The TVS is an independent registered charity run by a body of Trustees. The current Trustees of the Tissue Viability Society are listed at the bottom of the page. You can see their biographies in the on-line brochure below:


Heidi Sandoz (formerly Guy, Chair)

Lead Nurse for Wound Care, Accelerate Health CIC, Mile End Hospital, London and Honorary Lecturer, University of Hertfordshire. Trustee since 2011.

Ray Samuriwo (Vice chair)

Lecturer in Adult Nursing, School of Healthcare Sciences, Cardiff University. Trustee since 2014.

Una Adderley

Lecturer in Community Nursing, School of Healthcare University of Leeds. Trustee since 2015.

Dan Bader (Editor of the Journal of Tissue Viability)

Professor of Bioengineering and Tissue Health, University of Southampton and Editor of the Journal of Tissue Viability.

Maureen Benbow

Senior Lecturer, University of Chester. Trustee since 2011.

Ria Betteridge

Consultant Nurse, Tissue Viability, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust. Trustee since 2014.

Tina Chambers 

Clinical Nurse Specialist in Tissue Viability.  Trustee since 2012.

Sarah Gardner

Clinical Lead, Community Tissue Viability Service, Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust. Trustee since 2016.

Jemell Geraghty  

Lead Nurse Tissue Viability, Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust. Trustee since 2016.

Clare Morris

Clinical Support Manager, Activa Healthcare. Trustee since 2012.

Andrea Nelson

Professor of Wound Healing, University of Leeds. Trustee since 2011.

Jane Nixon

Professor of Tissue Viability and Clinical Trials Research, University of Leeds. Trustee since 2013.

Linda Primmer

Tissue Viability Nurse Specialist, NHS Lothian Edinburgh. Trustee since 2014.

Kumal Rajpaul

Senior Tissue Viability Lead Nurse, Kings College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London. Trustee since 2014.

Fran Spratt

Lead Nurse Tissue Viability, Southampton University Hositals HNS Foundation Trust. Trustee since 2014.

Julie Sturges

Lead Tissue Viability Nurse, Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust. Trustee since 2014.

Gill Sykes  

Specialist Podiatrist in both Primary and Secondary Care, Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust. Trustee since 2016.

Pauline Vyse

Tissue Viability Clinical Nurse Specialist at West Hertfordshire NHS Trust. Trustee since 2016.

If you wish to communicate with a specific Trustee, click here to use our Contact page and please state the name of the Trustee you would like to speak to