What we do

The Lymphodema service specialises in the management of lymphodema ( a long term swelling of one part of the body ) and provides numerous treatments to aid towards a supported care plan which include:

  • Advice and support
  • Skin care
  • Excerise
  • Education
  • Clinic/Home visits
  • Palliative management
  • multi-layer lymphodema bandaging
  • Simple lympathic drainage
  • Manaual lympathic drainage
  • Compression garments

The service has specialist equipment able to facilitate massage amd special bandaging requirements for patients, making the treatment more dignified, comfortable and productive. Both nurse specialists are able to prescribe. Between the Lymphoedema service, the patient, the chemist and the supplier the process of made to measure hosiery is efficient helping to keep the swelling controlled.

Where are the services provided?

Clinics are held Monday - Friday 8.00am - 6.00pm at Acorn Primary Health Care Centre. Patient transport is available for those who require it. Patients are also supported in hospital, hospices or in home settings.

Contact details

Telephone: 01254 736217

How to access the service

Patients need to be referred to the service via their GP or health professional who can diagnose lymphoedema.

Where to find us

Clinics are held at Acorn Primary Health Care Centre. Patient transport is available for those who require it. Patients are also supported in hospital, hospices or in home settings.

General enquiries

Telephone: 01254 736217

Opening times

Clinics are held Monday - Friday 8am - 6pm