Welcome to the home page of the

National Association of Tissue Viability Nurse Specialists NATVNS (Scotland).

NATVNS (Scotland) was created in 1994 and has a current membership of approximately 50 Specialist nurses. The intention of this site is to extend the profile of our work to all health care workers –

within Scotland, the United Kingdom and worldwide.

We hope that the information contained within this site will be informative and stimulating to all who visit!

Mission statement:

The association believes in the need to promote collaborative, holistic, research based practice in tissue viability which facilitates excellent standards of care



This email account is checked periodically. Personal tissue viability advice cannot be given. Please contact a local NHS healthcare professional if required

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