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Lymphoedema Services

Our Lymphoedema Service is run by a team of nursing staff with specialist training in the management of lymphoedema.

Lymphoedema is a swelling caused by the build-up of lymph fluid in your body's tissues and is a result of inadequate lymphatic drainage. It can occur in one or more limbs but may also affect other parts of your body.

Lymphoedema cannot be cured, but it can be managed well with treatments, including skin care, exercise, compression garments and self-massage, Your therapist will discuss an individual treatment plan with you, as well as giving you advice on how to best manage your condition.

Make a referral

Clinics are held at the Hospice and community appointments may also be available. If you are a healthcare professional, you can read our Referral Criteria or refer a patient via our Referral Form and email it to us or by call us on 01753 848925.

Resources

To request copies of our Lymphoedema Services information, please email us.

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