Lymphoedema Service

Add to CPD Subscribe to page updates Start a discussion

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


Eligibility criteria

Inclusions

  • 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

Exclusions

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

How to Refer

Email referral form (see Downloads) to:

e: CAHCCG.AccelerateLymph.nhs.net


Contact Details

St Joseph’s Hospice Mare Street
London, E8 4SA
t:  020 3819 6022
e: CAHCCG.AccelerateLymph.nhs.net 
w: www.acceleratecic.com