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:

Linda Primmer (Chair)

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

Ray Samuriwo (Vice Chair)

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

Tina Chambers 

Clinical Nurse Specialist in Tissue Viability.  Trustee since 2012.

Ina Farrelly

Director of the Centre of Excellence and Innovation,Lead Podiatrist, Accelerate CIC. Trustee since 2019.

Sarah Gardner

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

Dr Jemell Geraghty  

Nurse Consultant Tissue Viability, Turning Point. Trustee since 2016.

David Hibbitt 

Advanced Medical Solutions. Trustee since 2018.

Rachael Lee

Quality Lead – Adult Business Unit, Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust. Trustee since 2019.

Dr Liang Qin Liu

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

Heidi Sandoz (formerly Guy)

Tissue Viability Services Lead, Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust and Honorary Lecturer, University of Hertfordshire. Trustee since 2011.

Fran Spratt

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

Nikki Stubbs (Treasurer)

Clinical Pathway Lead, Leeds Community Healthcare, NHS Trust, Trustee since 2017.

Julie Sturges

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

Joanna Swann  

Lead Tissue Viability Nurse at University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust. 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.

Pauline Vyse

Lead Nurse Specialist – Tissue Viability, Whittington Health NHS Trust. Trustee since 2016.

Kate Williams

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

Co-opted Trustees

Dr Jeannie Donnelly, Lead Nurse, Tissue Viability at Belfast Health and Social Care Trust. Co-opted Trustee since 2019.

Natasha Levy, Senior Lecturer at Department of Health Sciences, University of Huddersfield.  Co-opted Trustee since 2019.

Jane Nixon, Deputy Director of the Leeds Institute Clinical Trials Research, University of Leeds. Co-opted Trustee since 2019.

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