Lymphoedema Service

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The service provides:

  • Management advice
  • Partnership working alongside practitioners to provide assessment and management guidance and care
  • Specialist care to patients who meet the criteria
  • Specialist advice to patients and health care professionals in managing swelling and preventing erosive skin breakdown for those on our caseload

Open Monday - Friday, 09:00 - 17:00

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Eligibility criteria


  • Swelling has been present for 3 months or more 
  • Patient has at least one of the following:
    • Chronic oedema / lymphoedema with lymphorrhoea
    • History of repeated cellulitis related to oedema
    • Lymphoedema secondary to cancer
    • Primary lymphoedema 
  • Systemic causes have been ruled out


  • Known ischaemia of the affected limb
  • Unstable cardiac / renal failure 
  • Venous or other ulceration