Leadership and structure

We're an independent charity run by a team of expert Trustees drawn from the fields of nursing, research, education and industry

Member Journey

There are lots of different roles in the Society of Tissue Viability. We’ve pulled together a little Member Journey flow chart which explains what each role entails. You can see details of all our current Trustees below 😃

Sarah Gardner, SoTV Chair and Independent Tissue Viability Consultant, Wound Matters

Sarah Gardner



Sarah spent 40 years working within the NHS with much of this time in the community. Read more…

Dr Jeannie Donnelly PhD., Dip. Wound Healing & Tissue Repair, B.Sc. (Hon’s) Health Studies incorporating the RCN Nurse Practitioner ProfessioLead Nurse Tissue Viability, Belfast Health & Social Care Trust, Honorary Senior Lecturer, School of Nursing, Queens University Belfast

Jeannie Donnelly

Vice Chair


Jeannie is Vice Chair of the Society of Tissue Viability and qualified as a Registered Nurse in Belfast in 1988. She spent the first 8 years of her career working in a Fracture Trauma Unit Read more…

David Hibbitt MSc, DipM, MCIM, Chartered Marketer, Society of Tissue Viability Trustee and Global Marketing Manager, Advanced Medical Solutions

David Hibbitt



David is passionate about wounds, clinicians and patient outcomes. Read more…

Mr Srinivasa Chakravarty Budithi, Consultant Surgeon in Spinal Injuries, Midland Centre for Spinal Injuries, RJAH Orthopaedic Hospital

Srinivasa Chakravarty Budithi



Srinivasa works at prestigious Midland Centre for Spinal Injuries based at Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital, Oswestry, United Kingdom. Read more…

Ina Farrelly, SoTV Trustee

Ina Farrelly


Transformation Partners in Health and Care, London

Ina is a Podiatrist specialising in biomechanics as it relates to wound care and lymphoedema Read more…

Madeleine Flanagan Principal Lecturer Programme Lead MSc Clinical Dermatology / Skin Integrity Department of Clinical, Pharmaceutical and Biological Science Centre of Postgraduate Medicine and Public Health University of Hertfordshire

Madeleine Flanagan



Madeleine has a nursing career that spans over 30 years, during which time she has held specialist nursing posts in both primary and secondary care. Read more…

Dr Clare Greenwood, Trustee of the SoTV and PhD, MSc, PGCert, Clinical Nurse Specialist in Tissue Viability, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Clare Greenwood



Clare is a clinical academic at Leeds Teaching Hospitals, and working as a Senior Clinical Nurse Specialist in Tissue Viability for the last 13 years. Read more…

Natasha Levy MSc, Senior Lecturer in Podiatry, University of Huddersfield

Natasha Levy



Natasha is a Senior Lecturer in Podiatry at the University of Huddersfield, where she has worked since 2010, Read more…

Ayesha Marshall MSc BSc RGN, Nurse Consultant Tissue Viability, South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust

Ayesha Marshall


North East

Ayesha is a Nurse Consultant in an integrated trust in the North East of England. Read more…

Vicky Murray, Society of Tissue Viability Trustee and Scientific Affairs and Education Specialist, 3M

Victoria Murray



Victoria works across the North Europe Region as Scientific Affairs and Education Specialist Read more…

Sharon Neill RN, BSc (Hons), MSc, SPQ (Adult) NMP (V300), Queens Nurse, SoTV Trustee and Lecturer in Nursing, Ulster University

Sharon Neill



Sharon is a Lecturer in Adult Nursing and PhD researcher at Ulster University in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Read more…

Fran Norman (was Spratt), Lead Nurse Tissue Viability, Southampton University Hospitals, NHS Foundation Trust

Fran Norman (was Spratt)



Fran has 30 years nursing experience based mainly within an acute environment. She has been a Tissue Viability nurse for 17 years and has been lead for the service at Southampton for the last 13 years. Read more…

Samantha Rooney, Trustee of the SoTV and Senior Physiotherapist, Neuro Critical Care, Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham

Samantha Rooney



Samantha is a Senior Physiotherapist working in Neuro Critical Care at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham. Read more…

Sharon Scattergood MSc, Society of Tissue Viability Trustee and Lead Clinical Nurse Specialist for Tissue Viability, Barnsley NHS Foundation Trust

Sharon Scattergood



Sharon worked in the nurse-led leg ulcer clinic once a week in her first job as a newly qualified nurse on a general surgical ward Read more…

Joanna Swan RN, BSc(HONS) nursing, MSc Wound healing and tissue repair, Trustee for the Society of Tissue Viablity and Senior Lecturer in Tissue Viability, Birmingham City University

Joanna Swan



Joanna qualified as an RGN in 1994 and worked on a liver unit where her interest in tissue viability (TV) began. Read more…

Connie Traynor, Society of Tissue Viability Trustee and Clinical Services Manager, BMI Ross Hall Hospital

Connie Traynor



Connie has long had an interest in tissue viability and wound repair. Read more…

Kate Williams, Trustee of the SoVT and Senior Lecturer, University of Huddersfield and Honorary Tissue Viability Nurse, Leeds Community Healthcare Trust

Kate Williams



Kate is a Senior Lecturer in Tissue Viability at the University of Huddersfield and an Honorary Tissue Viability Nurse for Leeds Community Healthcare Trust. Read more…

Dr Peter Worsley, Associate Professor, Clinical Academic Facility, School of Health Sciences, University of Southampton

Peter Worsley



Peter is Associate Professor within the School of Health Sciences at the University of Southampton. He is a qualified physiotherapist with a PhD in Bioengineering. Read more…

Sarah Bradbury RN BN (Hons) MSc, Clinical Research Director, Welsh Wound Innovation Centre

Sarah Bradbury

Co-opted Trustee


Sarah has been specialising in the field of wound healing and research for 18 years within the NHS, academic and industry sectors. Read more…

Julie Hewish RN, BSc (Hons), AFHEA Senior Tissue Viability Nurse Community Tissue Viability Service Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust

Julie Hewish

Co-opted Trustee


Julie has specialised in the field of tissue viability since 2011. Read more…