Tissue Viability Nurse Consultant
Julie has worked as Tissue Viability Nurse Consultant for the last 3 years and prior to this as Tissue Viability Nurse (TVN)—working as an advanced, autonomous practitioner, managing complex patients with tissue viability related issues, and providing expert knowledge. For the last 10 years, she has worked in the acute sector and in the 7 years before, as a community TVN. This has enabled Julie to experience different environments, care settings and associated challenges as it relates to tissue viability.
Julie has completed a Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Practice with Specialist Practitioner Qualification in Tissue Viability and a Master of Science in Professional Clinical Practice. She continuously works to develop the service to ensure improvements in patient care and consistent high-quality care. Julie has written and published several articles relating to pressure and moisture-associated skin damage, and skin under personal protective equipment (PPE).