Tissue Viability - Acute Services - Royal Oldham

  • To support and educate staff and patients on the management of both acute and chronic wounds
  • To promote and develop evidence based practice
  • To ensure patients with acute and chronic wounds receive a holistic and comprehensive wound assessment

  • Practical expert advice regarding the assessment/diagnosis and treatment of complex/difficult to heal wounds
  • Information about wound management products
  • Assessment, treatment and preventative care of patients with or at-risk of leg ulceration including Doppler ultrasound
  • Information about support surfaces used in the prevention and treatment of pressure ulcers
  • Education and training including study days, workshops and practical placements
  • A range of audits including pressure ulcer prevalence and pressure relieving devices

  • Wound assessment
  • Pressure ulcer prevention and management
  • Expert advice and a holistic assessment for acute and chronic wounds

Admin offices, near pathology labs

Inpatient referrals are completed via Evolve.

Please note: These referrals are for inpatients only

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