Our Trustees

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:

Dr Jeannie Donnelly (Chair)

Lead Nurse, Tissue Viability at Belfast Health and Social Care Trust. Trustee since 2020.

Ina Farrelly

Podiatrist. Trustee since 2019.

Sarah Gardner

Independent Tissue Viability Consultant. Trustee since 2016.

Clare Greenwood

Clinical Nurse Specialist, Leeds Teaching Hospitals. Trustee since 2020.

David Hibbitt

Global Marketing Manager, Advanced Medical Solutions. Trustee since 2018.

Natasha Levy

Senior Lecturer at Department of Health Sciences, University of Huddersfield. Trustee since 2020.

Dr Liang Qin Liu

Senior Research Fellow in Centre for Critical Research in Nursing and Midwifery (CCRNM), Adult, Child and Midwifery, Middlesex University, London. Trustee since 2019.

Victoria Murray

Medical Solutions Division Scientific Affairs Manager, 3M United Kingdom PLC. Trustee since 2020.

Sharon Neill

Tissue Viability Nurse Specialist (Trust Team lead), Northern Health & Social Care Trust. Trustee since 2020.

Professor Jane Nixon

Deputy Director of the Leeds Institute Clinical Trials Research, University of Leeds. Trustee since 2020.

Fran Norman (Spratt) (Treasurer)

Lead Nurse Tissue Viability, Southampton University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. Trustee since 2014.

Linda Primmer (Vice Chair)

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

Joanna Swan 

Senior Lecturer in Tissue Viability, Birmingham City University. Trustee since 2018

Gill Sykes 

Advanced Podiatrist at Harrogate and District NHS Trust. Trustee since 2016.

Connie Traynor

TVN/Plastics, RGN, BSc, MSc, BMI Healthcare. Trustee since 2017.

Samantha Wharton

Tissue Viability Nurse, Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust. Trustee since 2020.

Kate Williams

Wound Clinical Nurse Specialist, Leeds Community Wound Prevention and Management Service. Trustee since 2018.


Dr Jane Munro, Lecturer in Nursing and Adult Health, School of Health and Life Sciences, University of the West of Scotland

Samantha Rooney, Senior Physiotherapist, University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust                     

Sharon Scattergood, Lead Tissue Viability Clinical Nurse Specialist, Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

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.


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