Regional Wounds Victoria Gippsland

GIPPSLAND REGIONAL EDUCATION

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GIPPSLAND REGIONAL WOUND CLINICAL NURSE CONSULTANTS

The Gippsland region has two part time Wound Management CNCs:

Central and East Gippsland Region

Contact: Marianne Cullen

Contact Details:Office Phone: 51711410, Fax: 51711470, Mobile: 0488 602 558, Email: marianne.cullen@lchs.com.au

Available: Tuesday, Thursday and Friday

Location: Latrobe Community Health Service, Traralgon

Provides consultancy to: CHSP, HACC PYP and PSRAC services at South Gippsland Hospital,  Latrobe Regional Hospital, Central Gippsland Health Service, Yarram and District Health Service, Bairnsdale Regional Health Service, Gippsland Lakes Community Health, Omeo District Health, Orbost Regional Health, Mallacoota and District Health and Support Service Buchan Bush Nursing Association, Cann Valley Bush Nursing Centre, Dargo Bush Nursing Centre, Gelantipy Bush Nursing Centre, Swifts Creek Bush Nursing Centre and Ensay Bush Nursing Centre

West and South Gippsland Region

Contact: Linda Raymond

Contact Details:Office Phone: 51365444, Fax: 51711470, Mobile: 0409 710 628, Email: linda.raymond@lchs.com.au

Available: Every Thursday and alternate Tuesdays

Location: Latrobe Community Health Service, Morwell

Provides consultancy to:CHSP, HACC PYP and PSRAC at KooWeeRup Regional Health Service, Bass Coast Health, Gippsland Southern Health Service, Latrobe Community Health Service and West Gippsland Healthcare Group.

Gippsland Regional Resources

The following documents have 

CLINICAL GUIDELINES

The following documents have been approved by the Gippsland Regional Wound Management Steering Committee

  1. Hand Hygiene in the community setting
  2. Management of hypergranulationippa
  3. Skin Tear Management
  4. Wound Measurement using Visitrak
  5. Wound swabbing technique

GIPPSLAND REGIONAL CHARTS

The Gippsland Regional Wound Chart can be printed in PDF form here. The glossary and instructions are provided to facilitate implementation.

  1. Gippsland Regional Wound Chart
  2. Gippsland Regional Wound Chart glossary & instructions.final

Referral Process

To refer to the Gippsland Regional Wound Management CNC's, clients need to be registered with their local District Nursing Service (DNS) or referred at discharge. Once they are a DNS client, the client can self-refer or staff at that service can request a review by the Regional Wound Consultant.