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Lymphoedema care information

Learn more about lymphoedema and how to care for the condition.

Below are a range of our own and other information sources to help you understand and manage your condition.


We produce a number of leaflets to help answer our patients’ questions. These are available in the clinic. We welcome your feedback on what you find helpful.


If you would like to learn more about compression, our staff have made a number of videos which you can view on our YouTube site.

Support organisations

There are a number of organisations that provide information and support with regards to lymphoedema.

Some patients may have lipoedema in conjunction with lymphoedema. Lipoedema UK offers information and support.

National awareness week – annually in March

We play our part in Lymphoedema Awareness Week which happens annually in March.

That is how @LucyLmyph, our mascot who loves to be active on twitter came into existence. Follow her on twitter to see what she’s doing to raise awareness and share prevention and care tips.