The SHSCT Lymphoedema Team win their Chairman’s Dragon’s Den Award
The Southern Health and Social care Trust Lymphoedema Team also had success this year by winning its Chairman’s Dragon’s Den Award with a bid to run a “Healthy Legs Scheme”. The Quality Improvement event was attended by over 250 people for the 3 shortlisted teams to present their projects. The project has been designed to incorporate education and exercise over a 4 week period to support patients to manage their chronic oedema. The programme will be extended to improve public awareness and to promote prevention. The team are to attend a two day professional development programme and will also be financially supported by the trust to pilot their programme.