Solving skin and wound challenges together

We believe that skin health and wound healing is everyone’s business and that change happens when we work together, not in silos.

We believe that skin health and wound healing is everyone’s business and that change happens when we work together, not in silos. Come to our annual face to face conference and you can join our community and listen to live lectures, interviews and discussions, take part in workshops, visit industry exhibition booths, network with colleagues and speakers and join the live conversations during the sessions.

Our conference really is space where professional connections are made, ideas are shared and collaborative action happens.

Registration – what’s included?

Registration includes:

  • Access to the educational sessions
  • Access to the industry exhibition
  • Refreshments and lunch bag

Click the ‘Book Tickets’ button to make your registration.

Our unique programme has three key areas

01Society of Tissue Viability Main Annual Conference 18 – 19 May – sharing the best new thinking and practices in skin health and wound healing

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02 Wounds Research Network (WReN), 18 May – for those interested in wounds research

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03 Fundamentals in Wound Care, 19 May – which is free of charge for those local to the Glasgow area **Bookings for this event are now closed**

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Our scientific symposia

Let’s get back on track! – Negative Pressure Wound Therapy –  08:00 – 09:00 18 May 2022 – find out more about providing optimal Negative Pressure Wound Therapy in the post-Covid environment.

Moderator: Fran Norman Speaker: Claire Porter

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Don’t let hard-to-heal wounds hold you back – Kickstart Healing Now! –  08:00 – 09:00 19 May 2022 – find out more about challenges of unhealing wounds and their disproportionate burden on both resources, costs and patient care.

Moderator: Kate Williams Speakers: Lauren Olenczuk and Jeanette Milne

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Our conference streams

We’ve developed a innovative programme for our face to face event in Glasgow covering the following topics:

  • Getting the low down: evidence based care for patients with lower limb conditions
  • Antimicrobial stewardship: it’s everyone’s business
  • Beyond the cut: the challenges of managing surgical wounds
  • Invest to grow: how education & development shapes practice
  • Clinical Governance: learning not blaming
  • Dermatology & tissue viability: the perfect partners
  • Geographically challenged: remote wound care provision
  • Collaboration not silos: working together to reduce pressure ulcers
  • Addressing the mental health needs of patients
  • Inner health: nutrition’s role in skin health and wound healing
  • Complexities of burns management
  • Essentials of debridement
  • Together we are better: integrating care in the care home setting
  • Wounds Research Network (WReN)
  • Fundamentals in wound care

Exhibition and branding opportunities

For companies who are looking to exhibit and / or explore other ways to promote their brand and products.

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On-line exhibitor manual

Exhibiting companies

Hotels, travel and parking

All the information to make your trip to Glasgow hassle free

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Free places

We are delighted that we have a few more Free Places to offer for the conference (this does not include our Fundamentals in Wound Care Event on Thursday 19)

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  1. Click ‘Book Tickets’
  2. Select Free local place
  3. Enter your details
  4. Confirm which day/s you’re attending
  5. Click ‘Submit’

Educational grants

Thank you for your interest in our educational grants, we have had an overwhelming response and, at the moment, all have been taken. If this situation changes, we will immediately advertise via our website and social media channels.

Thanks to our Corporate Partners who support these grants.

The conference was very educational and well planned. The speakers were invaluable to our practice and their passion shined through.

Conference Speakers

Dr Una Adderley, Director, National Wound Care Strategy

Una Adderley

Director

National Wound Care Strategy Programme for England AHSN

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Anne Amstrong, Deputy Chief Nursing Officer, Scottish Government

Anne Armstrong

Deputy Chief Nursing Officer

Scottish Government

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Danielle Base, Specialist Occupational Therapist and Moving and Handling Practitioner, Gel Ovations Europe

Danielle Base

Specialist Occupational Therapist and Moving and Handling Practitioner

Gel Ovations Europe

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Joanne Beresford (RGN, BSc (hons) DN, MSc post grad cert) Senior Lecturer, Tissue Viability – University of Huddersfield Tissue Viability Nurse – Leeds Community Healthcare Trust

Jo-Anne Beresford

Senior Lecturer, Tissue Viability and Tissue Viability Nurse

Uni of Huddersfield TVN & Leeds Community Healthcare Trust

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Janice Bianchi MSc, BSc, RGN, RMN, PGcertLTHE Honorary Lecturer Glasgow University

Janice Bianchi

Honorary Lecturer

Glasgow University

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Natalie Bowling, Lead Primary Care Pharmacist, NHS Western Isles

Natalie Bowling

Lead Primary Care Pharmacist

NHS Western Isles

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Senior Advanced Nurse Practitioner in Infection Prevention & Control , Argyll & Bute Victoria Integrated Care Centre

Susan Cameron

Senior Advanced Nurse Practitioner in Infection Prevention & Control

Argyll & Bute Victoria Integrated Care Centre

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Jo Casey, Royal College of Podiatry

Joanne Casey

Podiatry Project Officer

Royal College of Podiatry, London

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Aswin Chari, British Neurosurgical Trainee Research Collaborative

Aswin Chari

Academic Neurosurgical Trainee

Great Ormond St Hospital and UCL's Institute of Child Health

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Prof Ian Chetter, Chair of Surgery, Hull York Medical School

Ian Chetter

Chair of Surgery

Hull York Medical School

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Professor Dr Zoe Chouliari, Consultant Counselling & Health Psychologist, Psychotherapist/Counsellor & Clinical Supervisor/Trainer

Zoë Chouliara

Psychotherapist, Consultant Counsellor

Private Practice, YourGP Edinburgh, Purple House Clinic Glasgow

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Jamie Cochrane, Head of Programmes (SACMPPPP), National Centre for Sustainable Delivery, Scotland

Jamie Cochrane

Head of Programmes (SACMPPPP),

National Centre for Sustainable Delivery, Hosted by NHS Golden Jubilee

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Dr Susanne Coleman, University of Leeds, TVS Speaker

Susanne Coleman

NIHR Post-Doc Researcher

Leeds Institute of Clinical Trials Research, University of Leeds

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Nienke Conijn, Clinical Research Coordinator, WheelAir

Nienke Conijn

Clinical Research Coordinator

WheelAir

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Drew Davidson Vascular CNS. Greater Glasgow and Clyde NHS Trust

Drew Davidson

Vascular Clinical Nurse Specialist

Greater Glasgow and Clyde NHS Trust

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Prof Alun Huw Davies, Professor of Vascular Surgery, Imperial College London and NIHR Senior Investigator

Alun Davies

Professor of Vascular Surgery and NIHR Senior Investigator

Imperial College London

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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

Lead Nurse Tissue Viability & Honorary Senior Lecturer

Belfast Health & Social Care Trust & School of Nursing, Queens University Belfast

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Professor Jo Dumville, Professor of Applied Health Research, University of Manchester

Jo Dumville

Professor of Applied Health Research

University of Manchester

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Alison Duncan, Vascular CNS, Greater Glasgow and Clyde NHS Trust

Alison Duncan

Vascular Clinical Nurse Specialist

Greater Glasgow and Clyde NHS Trust

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Jacky Edwards, Consultant Nurse (Burns), Programme Lead, Manchester Burns Course, Representative for Major Trauma & Burns CRG

Jacky Edwards

Burns Consultant Nurse

Wythenshawe Hospital Manchester NHS Foundation Trust

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Elaine Farrell Dip H Ed, RGN, BSc Professional Health Studies Advanced Practitioner Tissue Viability NHS Highland

Elaine Farrell

Advanced Practitioner Tissue Viability

NHS Highland

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Dr David Fitzgerald, Consultant Dermatologist, Salford Royal Foundation Trust

David Fitzgerald

Consultant Dermatologist

Salford Royal Foundation Trust

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Jacqui Fletcher, Senior Clinical Advisor, Stop the Pressure Programme, NHSEI and National Wound Care Strategy

Jacqui Fletcher

Senior Clinical Advisor STOP the Pressure Programme & Clinical Lead Pressure Ulcers

NHSEI and National Wound Care Strategy Programme

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Danielle Fullwood, (BNurs, MSc Ed) Senior Nurse Health Education England

Danielle Fullwood

Senior Nurse

Health Education England

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Sarah Gardner, SoTV Trustee

Sarah Gardner

Independent Tissue Viability Consultant

Wound Matters

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Dr Jemell Geraghty DHRes, MSc, BN, RGN, Lecturer Adult Nursing & Tissue Viability Module Lead,Florence Nightingale Faculty of Nursing, Midwifery & Palliative Care, King’s College London

Jemell Geraghty

Lecturer Adult Nursing & Tissue Viability Module Lead

Florence Nightingale Faculty of Nursing, Midwifery & Palliative Care, King’s College London

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Dr Clare Greenwood, Trustee of the SoTV

Clare Greenwood

Clinical Nurse Specialist in Tissue Viability

Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

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Kate Hancock, Executive Vice President, Global Marketing, Bruin Biometrics LLC

Kate Hancock

Executive Vice President, Global Marketing

Bruin Biometrics LLC

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

Julie Hewish

Senior Tissue Viability Nurse

Community Tissue Viability Service, Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust

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Raffael Himmelsbach, Co-director & Open Innovation in Science Manager, Ludwig Boltzmann Research Group SHoW – Senescence and Healing of Wounds

Raffael Himmelsbach

Co-director & Open Innovation in Science Manager

Ludwig Boltzmann Research Group SHoW – Senescence and Healing of Wounds

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Beth Howard BSc, PG Dip, Specialist Dietitian in Burns and Plastics, Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham

Beth Howard

Specialist Dietitian in Burns and Plastics

Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham

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Caroline Hughesdon, Clinical Lead, Community Wound Care, Accelerate

Caroline Hughesdon

Clinical Lead, Community Wound Care

Accelerate

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Mr Usman Jaffer, Consultant Vascular Surgeon and Honorary Senior Lecturer, Imperial College London

Usman Jaffer

Consultant Vascular Surgeon and Honorary Senior Lecturer

Imperial College London

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Carol Jeffrey, Tissue Viability Nurse, NHS Lothian

Carol Jeffrey

Tissue Viability Nurse

NHS Lothian

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Liang Liu, Trustee of the Society of Tissue Viability

Liang Liu

Senior Research Fellow / Lecturer

Centre for the Critical Research in Nursing and Midwifery (CCRNM), Adult, Child and Midwifery, Middlesex University, London

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Judith Long, Research Manager, Academic Vascular Surgical Unit, Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Judith Long

Research Manager

Academic Vascular Surgical Unit, Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

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Rhiannon Macefield, Research Fellow, Centre for Surgical Research, Bristol Medical School, University of Bristol

Rhiannon Macefield

Research Fellow

Centre for Surgical Research, Bristol Medical School, University of Bristol

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Rosemary Macritchie, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Tissue Viability and Continence Lead, NHS Western Isles

Rosemary Macritchie

Clinical Nurse Specialist, Tissue Viability & Continence Lead

NHS Western Isles

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Nicole Mottolini, Podiatrist. Clinical Fellow (Diabetes Lower Limb) at NHS Resolution

Nicole Mottolini

Podiatrist and Clinical Fellow (Diabetes Lower Limb)

NHS Resolution

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Kristina Mountain, Senior Lecturer, Division of Nursing and Paramedic Science, School of Health Sciences, Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh

Kristina Mountain

Senior Lecturer

School of Health Sciences, Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh

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Delia Muir, Public Involvement and Engagement Lead, Leeds Institute of Clinical Trials Research (LICTR)

Delia Muir

Public Involvement and Engagement Lead

Leeds Institute of Clinical Trials Research (LICTR)

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Senior Improvement Adviser (focus on health and well being of adults and older people), Health and Social Care Improvement Team, Care Inspectorate

Joyce Murray

Senior Improvement Adviser (focus on health and well being of adults and older people)

Health and Social Care Improvement Team, Care Inspectorate

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Sharon Neill. SoTV Trustee

Sharon Neill

Lecturer in Nursing

Ulster University

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Professor Andrea Nelson PhD RGN, Pro Vice-Chancellor, Research and Director of the Research Centre for Health (ReaCH), Glasgow Caledonian University

Andrea Nelson

Pro Vice-Chancellor, Research and Director of the Research Centre for Health (ReaCH),

Glasgow Caledonian University

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Prof. Jane Nixon, SoTV Trustee

Jane Nixon

Professor of Tissue Viability and Clinical Trials Research

Leeds Institute Health Sciences, School of Medicine, University of Leeds

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

Fran Norman (was Spratt)

Lead Nurse Tissue Viability

Southampton University Hospitals, NHS Foundation Trust

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Chris Parker

Staff Nurse

Community Vaccination Team, NHS Lothian

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Professor Tom Pinkney, George Drexler & Royal College of Surgeons Chair of Surgical Trials, University of Birmingham

Thomas Pinkney

George Drexler & Royal College of Surgeons Chair of Surgical Trials, Consultant Colorectal Surgeon

University of Birmingham and University Hospitals Birmingham

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Claire Porter, Plastics Specialist Sister/Lead Nurse, Leicester Royal Infirmary

Claire Porter

Plastics Specialist Sister/Lead Nurse

Leicester Royal Infirmary

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Linda Primmer - Vice Chair of the SoTV

Linda Primmer

Community Tissue Viability Nurse Specialist

Edinburgh, East & Midlothian Health & Social Care Partnerships in NHS Lothian

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Dr George Ramsay, PhD FRCS, Senior Clinical Lecturer and Honorary Consultant Colorectal Surgeon, Aberdeen University and Aberdeen Royal Infirmary

George Ramsay

Senior Clinical Lecturer and Honorary Consultant Colorectal Surgeon

Aberdeen University and Aberdeen Royal Infirmary

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Nicky Richardson, Lead Tissue Viability Clinical Nurse Specialist/ Torbay & South Devon NHS Foundation Trust

Nicky Richardson

Lead Tissue Viability Clinical Nurse Specialist

Torbay & South Devon NHS Foundation Trust

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Sarah Rothwell, Design Director, Pink Marketing & Events

Sarah Rothwell

Creative & User Experience Director

Pink Marketing & Events

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Fiona Russell, Nurse Consultant Tissue Viability, NHS Grampian

Fiona Russell

Nurse Consultant Tissue Viability

NHS Grampian

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Kulvant Sandhu (RMN, BIA, BNurs, BHSc, MSc, Queen’s Nurse) Named Nurse for Mental Capacity Act & Dementia Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust

Kulvant Sandhu

Named Nurse for Mental Capacity Act & Dementia

Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust

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Heidi Sandoz

Tissue Viability Services Lead & Tissue Viability Society Skin Care Champion Educator

Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust

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Sharon Scattergood. Society of Tissue Viability Trustee

Sharon Scattergood

Lead Clinical Nurse Specialist for Tissue Viability

Barnsley NHS Foundation Trust

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Dr Andrew Seaton, Consultant in Infectious Diseases, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde and Chair Scottish Antimicrobial Prescribing Group

Andrew Seaton

Consultant in Infectious Diseases

NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde and Chair Scottish Antimicrobial Prescribing Group

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Sarah Sharpe, Community Children's Nurse, Cambridgeshire Community Services NHS Trust

Sarah Sharpe

Community Children's Nurse

Cambridgeshire Community Services NHS Trust

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Herts Valleys Clinical Commissioning Group, Herts Valleys Clinical Commissioning Group

Alison Smith

Prescribing Support Consultant Dietitian

Herts Valleys Clinical Commissioning Group

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Isabelle Smith, Principle Statistician, University of Leeds

Isabelle Smith

Principle Statistician

University of Leeds

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Jaime Smith, Lead Nurse NHSH - Care Homes and Care At Home

Jaime Smith

Lead Nurse NHSH

Care Homes and Care At Home

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Karen Stephen, Dermatology Specialist Nurse, NHS Tayside

Karen Stephen

Dermatology Specialist Nurse

NHS Tayside

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Sandra Stringfellow Nurse Consultant Tissue Viability NHS Grampian

Sandra Stringfellow

Nurse Consultant Tissue Viability

NHS Grampian

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Joanna Swan, Trustee for the Society of Tissue Viablity

Joanna Swan

Senior lecturer in Tissue Viability

Birmingham City University

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Gill Sykes Society of Tissue Viability Trustee

Gill Sykes

Advanced Podiatrist

Harrogate and District NHS Trust

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Professor Shaun Treweek, Health Services Research Unit, University of Aberdeen

Shaun Treweek

Professor of Health Services Research

Health Services Research Unit, University of Aberdeen

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Amanda Vardy, Team Lead Podiatrist, NHS Lothian

Amanda Vardy

Team Lead Podiatrist, NHS Lothian

NHS Lothian

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Codie Whenham, Patient Services Co-ordinator, Accelerate, London

Codie Whenham

Patient Services Co-ordinator

Accelerate, London

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Carolyn Whitelock

Lymphoedema Community Tissue Viability Nurse

Fife

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Kate Williams, Trustee of the SoVT

Kate Williams

Tissue Viability Nurse and Senior Lecturer - Tissue Viability

Leeds Community Healthcare Trust and University of Huddersfield

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Dove Yu RD, ANutr, Senior Specialist Dietitian in Nutrition support and Palliative care, South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Dove Yu

Senior Specialist Dietitian in Nutrition support and Palliative care

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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