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BLS Lymphoedema Awareness Week

6th - 12th March 2016

This BLS annual event seeks to raise awareness of lymphoedema and the treatment options available. This years event was held from 6th to 12th March and International Lymphoedema Awareness Day on the 6th March. The focus this year is to get everyone moving towards a healthier lifestyle with the "Moving on Mardi Gras Movement, Music and Tripudio" campaign.

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During LAW, the Accelerate CIC Lymphoedema Team, City and Hackney Hamlets Community Nurses raised awareness by holding workshops to demonstrate multi-layer lymphoedema bandaging and measuring for compression garments. Krishna Patel, Lymphoedema Development Manager at BSN medical, attended to support the team.

Physiotherapists and nurses from Ards Hospital, Newtonards in Northern Ireland attended an educational session delivered by BSN medical representatives Orla Byrne and Stewart Gilmour. JOBST® FarrowWrap® was introduced to the team and the benefits of a wrap compression system to treat lymphoedema and chronic oedema.

District Nurses at Borough Green Medical Centre, Kent attended a JOBST® FarrowWrap® measuring and application demonstration as well as discussing the benefits of the wrap compression system to aid patient independence amongst their patient group.

Waterlooville Golf Club, Portsmouth was the venue this week for a JOBST Academy evening attended by 15 healthcare professionals. Education delivered by Clinical Nurse Specialist, Dawn Heal covered Clinical Manifestations of Oedema and Compression Therapy supported by local BSN medical Account Manager Simon Rowles.


BSN medical Limited
Block C Willerby Hill Business Park
East Yorkshire
HU10 6FE


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