Developing a tissue viability nursing assistant role
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Developing a tissue viability nursing assistant role

Cali Reid Clinical nurse specialist – tissue viability, Department of Nursing, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust

This article describes the approach taken to introduce and develop the role of the tissue viability nursing assistant in the tissue viability team at the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust. It highlights the achievements and challenges to date and identifies future plans for this role.

Nursing Standard. 18, 32,68-72. doi: 10.7748/ns2004.04.18.32.68.c3598

Published in print: 21 April 2004