EWMA Conference 2019

NATVNS

National Association of Tissue Viability Nurses Scotland


Original Name:

National Association of Tissue Viability Nurses Scotland


Country:

Scotland


Contact info and web site:


Name of President:

Ruth Ropper


Executive Board/Council:

Chair: Connie Traynor
Vice Chair Person: Ruth Ropper
Secretary: Lynn Coyne


Cooperating Organisation board representative:

Ruth Ropper



No. of Members:

50


Year of foundation:

1998


Main purpose/objective of the association:

  • To develop, implement and evaluate National policies and guidelines linking to Government Initiatives on Tissue Viability
  • To promote Best Practice in Tissue Viability through evidence-based research
  • To help promote specialist services supported by suitably qualified practitioners, (some of whom may be referred to as tissue viability nurses or by another name such as clinical nurse specialist, or higher level practitioner) who will provide patient-centred care.
  • To liaise and inform on significant international, national or local issues/events.
  • To provide a forum to advance the education of the group who are involved in the care and treatment of patients with tissue viability needs through discussion, debate and the dissemination of current research.
  • To liaise and inform on significant international, national or local issues/events.

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Education Contact:

Alison Johnstone


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