Tissue Viability Service

We are a team of Tissue Viability Specialist Nurses working across West Sussex, Brighton & Hove and High Weald, Lewes and Havens (HWLH).

Our service provides advanced specialist advice and support to patients, carers, health care staff and allied health professionals who are caring for adults with complex wound management needs and those at risk of developing wounds such as pressure damage and leg ulcers. This service is provided to patients in their own homes, community hospitals, general practice surgeries and other clinic settings.

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We support the organisation with developing and maintaining pressure damage, leg ulceration and wound prevention and treatment strategies in accordance with local and national policy.

We deliver an extensive education programme in wound management, management of leg ulceration and pressure area care for nursing and allied health staff and support the local CCG’s in the provision of education to primary care.

The Tissue Viability Service in Brighton & Hove, provide leg ulcer clinics for the treatment of venous leg ulcers.

Leg ulcer clinics are also available in the North West Sussex (Horsham, Mid Sussex and Crawley).


Brighton, Crowborough, Hove, Lewes, Uckfield, West Sussex

How To Access

Referrals are accepted from:

  • Integrated Primary Care Practitioners
  • GPs
  • Practice Nurses
  • Other Health Care Professionals
  • Nursing Homes
  • Health and Social Care

Contact Details

Brighton and Hove Office
Tissue Viability Nurse Specialist
Arundel Building, 3rd Floor
Brighton General Hospital
Elm Grove
Brighton BN2 3EW
Tel: 01273 265899
Fax: 01273 242214

High Weald, Lewes and Havens (HWLH) Office
Orchard House
Lewes Victoria Hospital
Nevill Road
Lewes BN7 1PE
Tel: 01273 402508

Crawley Office
Tissue Viability Nurse Specialist
4th Floor
Crawley Hospital
West Green
Crawley RH11 7DH
Tel: 01293 600300 ext.3218 or ext.3219
Fax: 01293 600325

Horsham Office
Tissue Viability Nurse Specialist
Rose Wing
Horsham Hospital
Horsham RH12 2DR
Tel: 01403 227000 ext.7644
Fax: 01903 276984

Chichester Office
Tissue Viability Nurse Specialist
1st Floor, Bicentennial Building
Terminus Rd
Southern Gate
Chichester PO19 8EZ
Tel: 01243 812587
Fax: 01243 812596

Worthing Office
Tissue Viability Nurse Specialist
Southfield House
11 Liverpool Gardens
Worthing BN11 1SD
Tel: 01273 696011 ext.6095
Fax: 01903 276938

Opening Hours

Monday to Friday (excluding Bank Holidays) 9.00am to 5.00pm

How to find us

Referrals Information:

  • Brighton & Hove: 01273 265899
  • High Weald, Lewes and Havens (HWLH): 01273 402508
  • West Sussex (Worthing & Chichester) One Call: 01903 254789
  • North West Sussex (Crawley, Horsham and Mid Sussex) One Call: 01293 228311

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