Lymphoedema: More Common Than we Think!

19 March 2021 11:00 - 12:00

Lymphoedema is a chronic condition that is more common than originally thought. It can have considerably more impact ‘than a little bit of oedema’. This presentation will provide a brief overview on risk, impact and treatment options in managing lymphoedema to support Value-Based Healthcare. Assessment modalities and Patient Reported Outcome Measures will be presented along with self-management strategies including access to a wide range of educational free videos for all. Case studies will also be presented highlighting the benefits of collaborative working amongst Primary Care and Lymphoedema Services.

Dr Melanie Thomas, National Clinical Lead and Director, Lymphoedema Network Wales