Ms Tan Wei Xian has been in Nursing since her graduation in 2005 with a diploma from Nanyang Polytechnic Singapore. Over the years, She had gained valuable experience working at medical ward, Emergency department and Intensive Care Unit in Singapore General hospital (SGH). In her role as Nurse Clincian in Vascular care service , She is responsible for planning, executing and evaluating nursing administration, practice, education and research for Vascular Nursing and provide wound care for vascular patients.
She has completed her Master in Clinical Nursing at Curtin University in 2019. She is also actively involved in teaching and doing research studies related to wound care. She is the clinical preceptor for the trainees for Graduate Diploma in Clinical Nursing (Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing) by Curtin University. She has also contributed to the International Pressure Injury Clinical Practice Guideline (2019) development as a Small Work Group Member.
She is committee member of Wound Healing Society Singapore (WHSS) and member of The World Council of Enterostomal Therapists (WCET). Her research interest lies in chronic wound management, infection in wound, and vascular leg ulcers, with a keen focus on improving healthcare experiences for adult patients with wound issues.