Information on referrals

Access the Adult referral form.

Access the Paediatric referral form

Access the referral criteria for Outpatient Lymphoedema Services.

Northern Ireland Lymphoedema Private Practitioners List (April 2017)

Referral details - May 2021


All clinics provide:

  • Treatments available – MLD, Compression Bandaging (Coban 2 and traditional short stretch), skin care advice, kinesiotaping and hosiery
  • All trusts provide both adult and paediatric services
  • A regional genetic team contact is available and liaises with St Georges, London
  • Do you have a support group – No formal paediatric support
  • Cancer/non- cancer service? - Both
  • Referral criteria and funding – Referrals accepted from all HCPs, must be registered with a NI GP
  • Days/time of clinics – Monday to Friday 08.30- 16.30 hrs.

There are 5 Health and Social care Trusts in N. Ireland and each has a service.

Belfast Trust (BT 1-15, part of 16, 17, 36)
Refer via Encompass or CCG
If no access to e-referral, send to: Lymphoedema service, Physiotherapy Department,
Level 1, Cancer Centre, Belfast City Hospital, Lisburn Rd, Belfast, BT9 7AB

Northern Trust (BT 29, 36-46, 50-57, 80)
Refer via Call Management Tel No. 028 2563 5521 (select Lymphoedema Service) and follow with an email report to
Or refer via CCG

South Eastern Trust (BT 16-24, 26-28, 30-31, 33)
Refer via Encompass or CCG
If no access to e-referral, send to: AHP – Central Booking Office, 1ST Floor – Main Building, Downshire Estate, Ardglass Road, Downpatrick, BT30 6RA (Telephone:  028 44 838386)
Or email:

Southern Trust (BT 25, 32, 34-35, 60-71)
Send to: AHP Central Booking Unit, Ramone Building, Craigavon Area Hospital, Craigavon BT63 5QQ or email
Or refer via CCG

Western Trust (BT 47-49, 74-94)
Send to: Lymphoedema Service, AHP Centre, Omagh Hospital and Primary Care Complex, Donaghanie Road, Omagh BT79 0NR (Telephone 028 82 833134 for advice if required)
Or refer via CCG

Therapists Register

Northern Ireland/Southern Ireland “cross border area” lymphoedema therapists register