Our tissue viability teams provides assessment and treatment for patients with complex non-healing wounds including pressure ulcers, leg ulcers, fungating wounds and post-operative wounds.

The service also provides advice to other healthcare professionals caring for patients with complex wounds and offers education programmes, advice on larval therapy, topical negative pressure and the management of lower limb primary lymphoedema.

 

Hammersmith & Fulham, Kensington and Chelsea and Westminster service information

Our tissue viability teams undertake:

  • Leg ulcer assessment and management
  • Doppler assessment
  • Compression bandaging
  • Wound management
  • Negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT)
  • MIST therapy
  • Lower limb primary lymphoedema management
  • Pressure ulcer assessment and management
  • Prevention of pressure ulcer development
  • Advice on wound management e.g. wound bed preparation and dressing choices

Our teams can offer care and advice to patients with a range of wounds and injuries including:

  • Advice on the most appropriate wound dressing products
  • Joint visits with other health professionals to see patients
  • Advice on further assessment of slow healing wounds
  • Advice on pressure reducing equipment
  • Advice including how to prevent ulcer occurrence and reoccurrence

Patient contact details:

Phone: 020 8102 5555
Email: clcht.bookingsupport@nhs.net (Monday to Friday, 9am – 5pm)

Hammersmith & Fulham, Kensington and Chelsea and Westminster referral information

Patients can be referred by their GP, practice nurse, district nurse and other healthcare professionals.

Please note that our wound care clinics are by prior appointment only.

Phone: 020 8102 5520
Email: cbo@nhs.net (Monday to Friday, 9am – 5pm)

Hammersmith & Fulham, Kensington and Chelsea and Westminster inclusion and exclusion criteria

Inclusion:

  • Over 18 years of age
  • Registered with a GP in Hammersmith & Fulham, Kensington and Chelsea and Westminster

Exclusion:

  • Below 18 years of age
  • Patient that are not registered with a GP in Central London, Hammersmith & Fulham, Kensington & Chelsea

Home visits

The team visits patients in their home, nursing and residential homes.

Locations and opening hours

Colville Health Centre

51 Kensington Park Road, London, W11 1PA
Opening times: Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday, 9am – 5pm

Parkview Centre for Health and Wellbeing

Opening times: Tuesday and Friday, 9am – 5pm

Parsons Green Walk-in Centre

5-7 Parsons Green, Fulham, London, SW6 4UL
Opening times: Monday and Thursday, 9am – 5pm

South Westminster Centre for Health

St Georges House, 82 Vincent Square, London, SW1P 2PF
Opening times: Thursday, 9am – 5pm

St Charles Centre for Health and Wellbeing

Exmoor Street, London, W10 6DZ
Opening times: Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm

Violet Melchett

30 Flood Walk, Chelsea, London, SW3 5RR
Opening times: Monday and Thursday, 9am – 5pm