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Join us at the Annual BLS Conference on the 3rd and 4th October 2016

The BLS annual conference is fast approaching and BSN medical are excited to be a part of this successful event, being held at the National Motorcycle Museum, Birmingham.

This two day event will be a great opportunity to meet the BSN medical team and learn more about the innovative products and therapy areas that could help you treat this misunderstood and undiagnosed disease. We want to help empower you and your patients, by helping you understand the signs and symptoms of lymphoedema along with effective treatment options. Throughout the two days you will have the opportunity to attend a number of seminars led by the leading UK minds in lymphoedema.

Please visit BSN medical at stand 24-27 to pick up your kneel board, along with posters, patient guides and therapy treatment solutions for each stage of lymphoedema.

To find out more please click here.

UCLan Course: Introduction to Chronic Oedema Management

This September, the University of Central Lancashire is running the Advanced Certificate in Introduction to Chronic Oedema Management, designed to enhance the student’s capacity to manage lymphoedema in the clinical setting. The course leader is Justine Whitaker, Senior Lecturer at UCLan. For more details click here, email: healthcpd@uclan.ac.uk or telephone 01772 893839.

LymphOnline - FREE Online Chronic Oedema and Lymphoedema Course

Lymphoedema Scotland welcomes you to join their free LymphOnline course through the University of Glasgow. The course runs from 29th June – 2nd July 2016 and provides an introduction to chronic oedema and lymphoedema. This course has been developed to enhance understanding of the problem of chronic leg swelling, its implications and strategies that help to reduce swelling, risks of further complications and increase the patients’ comfort. It is relevant for all healthcare professionals whose work involves caring for the elderly, those with limited mobility, chronic vascular, skin, renal and cardiac problems or obesity, as all are at risk of chronic oedema of their legs. To find out more click here.

NHS All Wales National Framework Agreement NOW Expanded

With the JOBST® Elvarex® brand, BSN medical is the appointed sole supplier on the NHS All Wales Framework Agreement  for ‘lower limb, flat-knit, made-to-measure compression garments’.

Continuing our success, we are pleased to announce that the product range has now expanded to include the popular JOBST® Elvarex® Soft, custom-fit, flat-knit, lower limb RAL compression garments. This will help to ensure greater choice for both clinicians and patients in the treatment of lymphoedema and chronic oedema.

For a copy of the relevant  order codes used in the Framework, please email joe.emms@bsnmedical.com or for more information about JOBST Elvarex Soft, please click here.

Invitation to help with lymphoedema Research

Melanie Thomas, National Clinical Lead for Lymphoedema Services in Wales and a Lymphoedema Physiotherapist, is in her 5th year of her Doctoral studies at Swansea University. She is currently conducting research utilising a questionnaire into establishing perceptions from lymphoedema healthcare professionals on lymphoedema risk reduction post breast cancer. Melanie would like to invite you to participate in her research.

Click here for Invitation, Questionnaire, Information Sheet

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