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: email@example.com 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.
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.