“Many of us have waited years, if not our entire careers, to witness a campaign of this scale”. Click here to read the latest TVS blog written by Dr Jemell Geraghty, Nurse Consultant Tissue Viability, Turning Point about how the Summer of 2019 was when the “Legs Matter” campaign was brought to Parliament!
Welcome to the TVS blog written by Dr Jemell Geraghty, Nurse Consultant Tissue Viability, Turning Point The Legs Matter Awareness Week 3-7 June 2019 was a huge success; many thanks to everyone who contributed with the preparation, before, during the week and after. A special thanks to our coalition of healthcare organisations and charities and […]
Welcome to the TVS blog written by Nikki Stubbs, Clinical Pathway Lead, Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust I have been a registered nurse for 33 years, 29 years being spent in community based nursing. In 1991 I completed my District Nursing course and following that developed a passion for Tissue Viability. Having worked as a research […]
Back in November 2016 a group of disgruntled tissue viability nurses met to plan a revolution. We represented a wide range of charities and wound care organisations but we were all utterly frustrated by the inequity in quality of care around problems with the lower leg and foot. We decided we had to do something. […]
Why it matters Non-healing wounds of the leg and foot are one of the UK’s biggest health challenges. Every day, thousands of people’s quality of life is devastated by the lack of support and advice on the prevention of lower leg and foot conditions and the failure to correctly diagnosis and treat them. This can […]