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Exploring the role of the Tissue Viability Nurse

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Exploring the role of the Tissue Viability Nurse

Jeanette Milne, John Stephenson, Karen Ousey, Leanne Atkin, Nigel King, Val Henderson
10 May 2015

The complexity and lack of clear definition of the role of the Tissue Viability Nurse (TVN) has been discussed previously (Ousey et al, 2014), identifying lack of research or evidence that articulates the core attributes of the role. This article presents analysis of a mixed methods project undertaken to explore the role of the TVN in the UK and to identify current key responsibilities of post holders.

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