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29 Nov 2022
This information was developed by a joint therapist/service user group to help support the therapy teaching and encourage those with lymphoedema to...
1 Nov 2022
LNNI
This information was developed by a joint therapist/service user group to help support the therapy teaching and encourage those with...
1 Oct 2022
LNNI
This information was developed by a joint therapist/service user group to help support the therapy teaching and encourage those with...
1 Oct 2022
This information was developed by a joint therapist/service user group to help support the therapy teaching and encourage those with...
1 Oct 2022
This information was developed by a joint therapist/service user group to help support the therapy teaching and encourage those with...
22 Nov 2022
LNNI and HSE
Lymphoedema is a progressive, chronic condition, which has major personal, social and economic impact, and effects an estimated 45,000 people in...
4 Sep 2022
NICE
NICE (2022) publishes its recommendation regarding liposuction and lipoedema: at present, liposuction is not recommended for lipoedema.
31 Jul 2022
NICE
NICE published their updated review regarding liposuction for lymphoedema in April 2022. This positive resource supports the use of liposuction...
31 Jul 2022
​The Lymphoedema Support Network (LSN) has just launched their new book which has been produced with the support and backing of CNS Denise Hardy and...
31 Jul 2022
The Lymphoedema Support Network (LSN) has just launched their new book which has been produced with the support and backing of CNS Denise Hardy and...
25 Apr 2022
The International Lipoedema Association (ILA) has recently been launched to support research into this condition. The ILA website www.theila....
25 Apr 2022
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) published their Interventional Procedures Report (IPR721) regarding the safe use of...
7 Apr 2022
The Lymphoedema Network Northern Ireland (LNNI) project team were delighted to work with the ‘Telling it like it is’ (TILII) project. TILII is...
2 Apr 2021
LNNI
The Lymphoedema Network Northern Ireland (LNNI) project team were delighted to work with the ‘Telling it like it is’ (TILII) project. TILII is a...
16 Mar 2022
LNNI is very happy to be able to share the International Lymphoedema Framework's  awareness project regarding diagnosis and management of...
27 Dec 2021
Matt Hazeldine has just launched his new website www.lymphoedemaunited.com to bring together support and learning from both healthcare...
21 Oct 2021
The BMJ has launched a new education module for GPs and other Healthcare staff (especially those in primary care). This has been developed in...
30 Aug 2021
Lymphoedema Support Network
The Lymphoedema Support Network have launched a free module ‘Clinical Pointers: managing lymphoedema and chronic oedema in primary care’....
30 Aug 2021
Lymphoedema Support Network
Free online training The Lymphoedema Support Network have launched a free module ‘Clinical Pointers: managing lymphoedema and chronic oedema...
22 Aug 2021
BLS
The British Lymphology Society’s have launched a set of guidance leaflets to help everyone become more active! MEET YOUR SECRET WEAPONS...
20 Jun 2021
LNNI
The Lymphoedema Support Network (LSN) is working in partnership with the plastic surgery team at the Royal Marsden Hospital to develop research into...
1 Jun 2019
(please note that there is a 2021 leaflet specific for post breast cancer diagnosis)
17 May 2021
LNNI
LNNI is pleased to release the new 2021 ‘at risk’ advice leaflet for those who have had breast cancer treatments and who are at risk of developing...
5 May 2021
BLS
The Children’s Lymphoedema Specialist Interest Group (CLSIG) of the British Lymphology Society (BLS) is very happy to announce that the next children...
3 May 2021
University of Worcester
The guideline originated from a National Lymphoedema Partnership proposal, supported by a Macmillan Cancer Support development grant. The aim of...
6 Mar 2021
BLS
Your lymphatic system needs movement, stretching and activity to remove the fluid and cells from your tissues that the body doesn't need. This doesn'...
6 Mar 2021
British Lymphology Society
Your lymphatic system needs movement, stretching and activity to remove the fluid and cells from your tissues that the body doesn't need. This doesn'...
6 Mar 2021
British Lymphology Socie
Coronavirus Vaccine Advice: February 2021 Please advise anyone who has lymphoedema that lymph node swelling can be a side effect of any vaccine...
14 Jan 2021
Lymphoedema Support Network
The Lymphoedema Support Network (LSN) have published the following letter from their patron, Prof Peter Mortimer, regarding the COVID-19 vaccination...
25 Oct 2020
LNNI is happy to announce the launch of the following at the 2020 BLS Conference: 2020 Chronic Oedema best practice document 2020 BLS Red...
13 Sep 2020
Lipoedema UK
Dear Members, As the year has flown by, it is time for another AGM. Whilst we are sorry not to be able to meet in person this year, we hope you’ll...
11 Aug 2020
Dr. Stanely Rockson, a foremost cardiologist, a champion for lymphatic disorders and researcher has published new research that identifies the first...
30 Jul 2020
Lipoedema UK
Lipoedema UK are excited to offer online sessions – places are limited, for members only, and you will need to book on to reserve your...
1 Nov 2022
LNNI
This information was developed by a joint therapist/service user group to help support the therapy teaching and encourage those with...
16 Jul 2020
The Canadian Lymphedema Framework is providing a one-time complimentary online access to its summer 2020 issue of Pathways Magazine. This...
16 Jul 2020
The ILF is proud to present a new series of webinars on lymphoedema-related topics. The webinars will focus on selected ILF key topics, such as...
7 Jul 2020
LNNI
LNNI are pleased to support the work of the BLS and the production of the latest Factsheets. These can be found in either the ‘patient resource’ or...
1 Jun 2020
British Lymphology Society
1 Jun 2020
British Lymphology Society
7 Jul 2020
University of Glasgow
Event date:  20 Jul 2020 to 27 Jul 2020   Organiser:  University of Glasgow   Type...
University of Glasgow
Back due to popular demand: Free Introductory online course for chronic oedema and lymphoedema. Ideal for health professionals managing patients...
24 May 2020
LNNI
General advice for Northern Ireland relating to Covid-19 can be accessed below: https://www.nidirect.gov.uk/articles/coronavirus-covid-19-overview...
24 May 2020
NHS
LNNI are very keen to help support anyone who has had Covid 19,  and recommends the following information site for holistic advice and guidance...
24 May 2020
NHS
‘LNNI are very keen to help support anyone who has had Covid 19,  and recommends the following information site for holistic advice and guidance...
15 Apr 2020
World Health Organization (WHO)
The World Health Organisation recognises the importance of trying to be active and to think about how we get and cook food during periods of self-...
2 Apr 2020
Lipoedema UK
We hope that you are all keeping safe, healthy and in touch with those most important to you in these challenging times of instability and...
29 Mar 2020
British Lymphology Society
Lymphoedema affects over 400,000 people in the UK and the numbers are increasing. To find out more about Lymphoedema and what the lymphatic system...
29 Mar 2020
Lymphoedema Support Network
A series of 16 online self-management videos, initially funded by Welsh Government, have been made by Lymphoedema Network Wales, and were produced...
29 Mar 2020
Lymphoedema Support Network
A series of 16 online self-management videos, initially funded by Welsh Government, have been made by Lymphoedema Network Wales, and were produced by...
13 Mar 2020
Lymphoedema Support Network
Please see attached information.
22 Nov 2019
LNNI
The 2ndAll-Ireland Lymphoedema Conference An Grianán, Termonfeckin, County Louth, A92 X9TF Wednesday 13thNovember 2019 The Health...
22 Nov 2019
LNNI
The 2ndAll-Ireland Lymphoedema Conference An Grianán, Termonfeckin, County Louth, A92 X9TF Wednesday 13thNovember 2019 The Health...
1 Nov 2019
LNNI and HSE
All Ireland Lymphodema Conference 2019 at An Grianan Termonfeckin, A92 X9TF Drogheda, Ireland Register here: https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/...
LNNI and HSE
All Ireland Lymphodema Conference 2019 at An Grianan Termonfeckin, A92 X9TF Drogheda, Ireland Register here: https://www.eventbrite.ie/e...
1 Nov 2019
ALL-PARTY PARLIAMENTARY GROUP ON VASCULAR AND VENOUS DISEASE
Pressure sores, wounds and ulcers of all types carry a heavy burden on the health and wellbeing of people across the country. They force people...
1 Nov 2019
ALL-PARTY PARLIAMENTARY GROUP ON VASCULAR AND VENOUS DISEASE
Pressure sores, wounds and ulcers of all types carry a heavy burden on the health and wellbeing of people across the country. They force...
13 Oct 2019
Lymphoedema Network Wales Framework
Lymphoedema films for people living and working with lymphoedema  We invite you to watch a short series of films on how to live with...
27 Aug 2019
LNNI
This booklet contains important information about lymphoedema. If you have any of the high risk criteria from the table opposite, and/or two or more...
1 Aug 2019
LNNI
Lipedema Foundation Registry (LFR) is an online registry established to help our lipedema community, including affected individuals, families,...
11 Jun 2019
LNNI
© LNNI Healthcare Professional Calculator App This App was created in partnership with the Ulster University in recognition of the lack of...
9 Jun 2019
LNNI
LNNI Staff show support for the Legs Matter Campaign. Read more here.
3 Jun 2019
Every two hours in England, someone loses their leg due to a non-healing wound -  ‘A Great Big Week For Legs & Feet’, the first,...
18 Mar 2019
LNNI
2nd prize in the 2019 BJN Chronic Oedema award was presented to Vivienne Murdoch for her role in the SEHSCT’s project looking to educate GP...
18 Mar 2019
NLP
6 in every 1,000 people in the UK live with lymphoedema – appropriate commissioning could save the NHS up to £220 million annually   
18 Mar 2019
LNNI
International Lymphoedema Awareness Week (LAW) is held in March each year and is an opportunity to help share information about what lymphoedema is...
10 Mar 2019
NLP
The NLP celebrated the launch of the new UK lymphoedema commissioning guidelines at Portcullis House, Westminster on 5th March 2019. The...
10 Mar 2019
NLP
See attached documents for full details.
LNNI
LNNI is delighted to announce that the 2nd All Ireland Lymphoedema conference will be held on 13th November 2019 at An Grianan near...
8 Feb 2019
LNNI
LNNI is delighted to announce that the 2nd All Ireland Lymphoedema conference will be held on 13th November 2019 at An Grianan near...
5 Apr 2018
The Legs Matter coalition launches national campaign to raise awareness of lower leg and foot health A national campaign to raise awareness of a...
2 Nov 2022
LNNI
This information sheet contains the details of the surgical options currently available for lymphoedema and lipoedema. It also provides clinic...
6th National Lymphoedema Conference ‘Increasing patient motivation and enhancing self-care’ will bring together the leading specialists in the...
21 Oct 2018
BLS
Cellulitis is an acute spreading inflammation of the skin and subcutaneous tissues characterised by pain, warmth, swelling and erythema....
21 Oct 2018
BLS
LNNI and the TVNNI are pleased to help launch the BLS Positon paper for ABPI: informing decision making prior to the application of...
21 Oct 2018
BLS
LNNI and the TVNNI are pleased to help launch the BLS Positon paper for ABPI: informing decision making prior to the application of compression...
14 Oct 2018
The amount of sugar in energy drinks may surprise you. Our infographic shows that some drinks contain up to 17 teaspoons of sugar. They are not...
14 Oct 2018
Children like yoghurts because of their fruity flavour, bright colours and smooth texture. They are easy to grab from the fridge and to pack in to a...
14 Oct 2018
safefood
If the cereal name or description sounds sugary then it most likely is. Descriptions like "honey-coated", "frosted" or "chocolate-coated" are a good...
14 Oct 2018
safefood
LNNI would like to help raise awareness of the hidden sugars in our regularly consumed food by supporting the launch of the new Safefood posters:...
2 Sep 2018
Leg Ulcer Forum
PROGRAMME 8.30-9.30am Registration. Tea/Coffee. Exhibition viewing 9.30-9.45am Welcome and Opening Remarks 9.45-12.30pm The Chronic Oedema “Wet...
NI Leg Ulcer Forum
PROGRAMME 8.30-9.30am Registration. Tea/Coffee. Exhibition viewing 9.30-9.45am Welcome and Opening Remarks 9.45-12.30pm The Chronic Oedema “Wet...
29 Apr 2018
Arthritis Care Northern Ireland
Arthritis Care Northern Ireland are working with LNNI to encourage those with mobility issues to attend some of their excellent courses across the...
13 Sep 2020
LNNI
The list of suppliers of wider fitting shoes has been updated on the website. You can access the latest directory of outlets below  Wider...
22 Apr 2018
8th International Lymphoedema Framework Conference 6-9th June 2018, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.  Conference website...
8th International Lymphoedema Framework Conference 6-9th June 2018, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.  Conference website: http...
31 Dec 2020
LNNI
LNNI has produced this list of known private practitioners; however this does not reflect qualification or experience of any of the listed. MLD UK...
21 Mar 2018
Join us for a relaxing and inspirational weekend starting with our AGM on the 29th June followed by our Members Conference & Workshop 29th June...
Children's Lymphoedema Specialist Interest Group
The 2018 Lymphaletics event will be held on 15th September at the Concorde Sports Centre in Sheffield. This fantastic event is organised by...
7 Mar 2018
The 2018 Lymphaletics event will be held on 15th September at the Concorde Sports Centre in Sheffield. This fantastic event is organised by the...
10 Mar 2018
Lymphoedema Ireland
Event date: 10 Mar 2018   Organiser: Lymphoedema Ireland   Type of event: Consultation/information...
Lymphoedema Ireland
Lymphoedema Ireland is the patient support group for people living with lymphoedema in Ireland Sat 10 March 2018, 10:00 – 16:30 GMT...
31 Oct 2017
LNNI
LNNI have worked closely with colleagues from the HSE to develop stronger links with services located throughout Ireland, and particularly around...
31 Oct 2017
LNNI
BHSCT breast cancer and lymphoedema physiotherapist Laura Henry was listed as a finalist at the awards regarding her work to modernise the breast...
15 Nov 2017
LNNI
LNNI and the HSE collaborated to hold the first All-Ireland conference on 15th November 2017 in Dromantine Conference Centre. Feedback has been...
15 Nov 2017
LNNI
The Inaugural All Ireland Lymphoedema Conference  LNNI and the HSE collaborated to hold the first All-Ireland conference on 15th ...
1 Feb 2022
LNNI
Simple lymphatic drainage is a form ofgentle massage to help move fluid away from a congested area towards healthy lymph nodes where it can be...
24 Jul 2017
Lymphoedema Ireland
Lymphoedema Ireland (formerly Irish Lymphoedema Support Network) was founded in 1995. Our volunteer network offers support, help and information to...
LNNI
Wednesday 15th November 2017 Dromantine Retreat and Conference Centre, Newry 10.00am – 3.30pm (registration 9.30am)    ...
28 Jun 2017
LNNI
SerraNova
This is an advanced training course and is recommended for anyone who treats Lymphedema in a clinical setting. The aim of this...
HSC Clinical Education Centre
Purpose: To enable the delegate to become competent in the assessment and management of lymphoedema (and associated conditions) Learning...
31 Mar 2017
LNNI
The South Eastern Health and Social Care Trust Lymphoedema Team (Pippa McCabe, Trust Lead, and Cheryl  McKee) also made finalists of the...
31 Mar 2017
LNNI
In March 2017, the Western Health and Social Care Trust celebrated the work of the lymphoedema team with Jill Hamilton and her team winning the AHP...
20 Apr 2017
LNNI
The Network also worked closely with PHA, the Leg Ulcer Forum and the Tissue Viability Network to produce information to support pharmacists and GPS...
20 Apr 2017
LNNI
The Network has worked with many partners over the past year to achieve its goals including Angela Crocker from the BHSCT’s Speech and Therapy...
20 Apr 2017
LNNI
LNNI has been working in partnership with the South of Ireland HSE Lymphoedema Forum, and together are planning the first All-Ireland Lymphoedema...
3 Jan 2017
LNNI
The Lymphoedema Network Northern Ireland (LNNI) is happy to announce the re-launch of its website www.lnni.org . This was created to...
30 Jan 2017
LNNI
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...
30 Jan 2017
LNNI
Laura Henry from the Belfast Health and Social Care Trust won the best poster award for her poster which depicted a new assessment technique for...
30 Jan 2017
LNNI
LNNI won the British Lymphology Society‘s 2016 national award for raising awareness of lymphoedema with healthcare professionals. Lymphoedema...
1 Feb 2022
LNNI
This information was developed by a joint therapist/service user group to help support the therapy teaching and encourage those with lymphoedema to...
1 Feb 2022
LNNI
This information was developed by a joint therapist/service user group to help support the therapy teaching and encourage those with...
1 May 2022
LNNI
Patient information leaflet for Skin and nail care in Lymphoedema
9 Nov 2011
LNNI
Report showing the progression of work in each trust towards attaining the Lymphoedema Standard in the Cancer Framework.  
28 Feb 2011
This new information was developed by a joint therapist/service user group to help support the therapy teaching and encourage those with lymphoedema...
14 Apr 2016
LNNI
1 Oct 2022
LNNI
This new information was developed by a joint therapist/service user group to help support the therapy teaching and encourage those with lymphoedema...
1 Oct 2022
LNNI
This information was developed by a joint therapist/service user group to help support the therapy teaching and encourage those with lymphoedema to...
11 Apr 2011
LNNI
This new information was developed by a joint therapist/service user group to help support the therapy teaching and encourage those with lymphoedema...
1 Oct 2022
LNNI
This information was developed by a joint therapist/service user group to help support the therapy teaching and encourage those with lymphoedema to...
Talk Lipoedema
“Talk Lipoedema” are holding an event in Lisburn. The free ‘Talking Lipoedema' day is on Saturday 17th October 2015 at House of Vic-...
International Lymphoedema Framework
In May 2016 the ILF in association with the Australasian Lymphology Association and the Australian Lymphoedema Framework are holding a joint meeting...
Children's Lymphodema Special Interest Group
Poster - final 2016 copy.pdf Children's Lymphodema Special Interest Group is pleased to announce the Lymphaletics 2016 Event! The...
14 Sep 2020
LNNI
The Lymphoedema Network Northern Ireland patient representatives and their clinical lead team have been working with Lymphoedema Support Network to...
25 Sep 2015
The upcoming National Lymphoedema Conference, will be hosted by the Mater Hospital Dublin on 25th September 2015 View the programme Download...
22 Mar 2016
LNNI
Physiotherapists and nurses from Ards Hospital, Newtonards in Northern Ireland attended an educational session delivered by BSN medical...
4 Jun 2014
DHSSPSNI
"Making Life Better" is the strategic framework for public health. It is designed to provide direction for policies and actions to improve the...