About the service
The lymphoedema service will provide specialist assessment and treatment for all patients with a diagnosed lymphoedema / chronic oedema related to a cancer diagnosis. The service delivers clinic based interventions.
Why would someone choose the service?
The lymphoedema service provides specialist enhanced knowledge and skills in the field of lymphoedema management, ensuring best evidence-based practice. The patient’s condition is treated effectively reducing the need for hospital admission and prolonged treatment, as well as promoting and enabling self-management.
Staff you may meet
- Nurses who choose to specialise in the mental health branch of nursing work with GPs, psychiatrists, psychologists, and others, to help care for patients. Increasingly, care is given in the community, with mental health nurses visiting patients and their families at home, in residential centres, in prisons or in specialist clinics or units.
- We have a range of health workers who all have different specialities. This could be in a certain condition, a therapy or the advice they can give you. Our specialists our highly skilled and trained professionals, ready to offer you help and advice whenever you need it.