Wound care and pressure ulcers

Our tissue viability team provide treatment, advice and education on:

This includes:

  • advice on wound treatment and dressing choices
  • leg ulcer assessment and management
  • pressure ulcer assessment, management and prevention
  • vacuum assisted closure (VAC)
  • education and training

Our service is nurse-led and run by tissue viability nurses (TVNs).

We see people in:

We work with:

  • district nursing teams
  • practice nurses
  • nursing homes
  • other health professionals

We also provide advice and support to nursing and health professionals. We aim to develop and improve standards of care.

Research and clinical trials

Research is vital to improving the care that you receive when you're unwell. You can help improve healthcare by taking part in research studies at our Trust. During your appointment, ask your healthcare professional about research. They'll be happy to tell you about research studies you could be eligible to join. 

Last updated: September 2023

Contact us


Community tissue viability team: 020 3049 8855

We answer the phone from Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm. Outside of these hours, please leave a voicemail and we will get back to you within 1 working day.


Email: [email protected]

We aim to respond to your email within 24 working hours.


Wound advisory clinic, Pulross centre, 47 Pulross Road, London SW9 8AE

The clinic runs on Thursday, 8am to 1.30pm.

Tessa Jowell health centre, 72 East Dulwich Grove, London SE22 8EY

The clinic runs on Wednesday, 1.30pm to 5pm

Elmcourt health centre, 214 Norwood Road, London, SE27 9AW

The clinic runs on Tuesday, 10.30am to 5pm

Do you have any comments or concerns about your care?

Contact our Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS)

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