Lymphoedema Service

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Lymphoedema Service

Providing assessment and treatment for patients with primary and secondary Lymphoedema at the Jennifer Neale Unit based at Braintree Community Hospital.

Contact This Service

Phone

0300 303 2648

Fax

0300 303 9967

About This Service

Eligibility criteria

Adults registered with a GP in the NHS Mid Essex area.

Exclusions

Patients with underlying conditions, such as cardiac disease, may be unsuitabled for treatment.

Service details

We provide individualised, specialised treatments encompassing the four cornerstones of care for lymphoedema. These include:

  • Skin care.
  • Compression therapy.
  • Simple lymphatic drainage.
  • Exercise.

Intensive therapy can also be provided for those patients with complex Lymphoedema.

Service Delivery

The service is available :

  • Monday to Friday 9:00 to 17:00 Hrs at Braintree Community Hospital, and...
  • Monday 9:00 to 17:00 Hrs at Halstead Hospital

Service is closed on Bank Holidays.

Referral process

You must be referred by a healthcare professional, such as your GP or consultant.

Following referral, you should be seen within 12 weeks. Patients may be prioritised according to individual need.

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