Lymphoedema

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UCLH

The Lymphoedema service, within the Cancer Services Division, provides assessment, conservative treatment and management of cancer-related lymphoedema.

St John’s Hospice

The Lymphoedema Service treats primary and secondary lymphoedema due to any cause, as well as chronic oedema. Treatment aims to:

  • prevent infection (cellulitis) and hospital admission

  • prevent Lymphorrhoea (leaking lymph fluid)

  • reduce swelling and correct shape distortion of limb

  • educate and support patients to self-care

  • improve limb function/mobility

Eligibility criteria

Inclusions

UCLH

  • Aged 13 years and over
  • Cancer-related lymphoedema
  • Having/has had treatment for cancer under the care of UCLH

St John’s Hospice and South Camden Centre for Health

  • Aged 18 years and over 
  • Primary or secondary lymphoedema

How to Refer

UCLH

Referrals via GP letter to: Lymphoedema Service, UCLH, Cancer Services Division, 1st Floor Central, 250 Euston Road, London NW1 2PG

St John’s Hospice and South Camden Centre for Health

GP letter sent by fax or post. Please include a full medical history.

f: 020 7806 4041

Referral address: Lymphoedema Service, St John’s Hospice, 60 Grove End Road, London NW8 9NH


Contact Details

UCLH

Lymphoedema Service, University College Hospital, Cancer Services Division, 1st Floor Central, 250 Euston Road, London NW1 2PG

t: 020 3447 3925

f: 020 3447 9055

St John’s Hospice

60 Grove End Road, London NW8 9NH

t: 020 7078 3815

f: 020 7806 4041


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Last updated: May 13th, 2019
Review date: Oct 24th, 2019