Lymphoedema Service : Provides treatment and support

The lymphoedema nursing service provides treatment and support to people who are at risk of developing lymphoedema, or who have early signs of lymphoedema.

Lymphoedema is the chronic swelling of a body part (usually the limbs, but can affect other parts of the body). It is caused by the accumulation of lymphatic fluid in the body tissues, and may occur:

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Our nurses will conduct a comprehensive assessment, generally in your home, and will work with you to meet your needs in the best way for you. The team can also conduct community group education sessions on a range of health related topics on request. NB GLCH delivers this service to residents of a catchment area roughly contained by the Tambo River to the west, the Bruthen-Buchan Road to the north and Hospital Creek to the east. If you live outside this area your care will be provided by another service provider.

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