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Lymphoedema Support Network

About

The Lymphoedema Support Network is the national patient charity providing information and support for those living with, or at risk of developing lymphoedema and those supporting them. Since it began in 1991 the LSN has grown from a group of seven individuals to become the UK’s leading lymphoedema patient charity. The LSN now has over 3,500 patient members and nearly 80 professional members, an esteemed multi-disciplinary advisory board made up of leading clinicians in the field and has been awarded a prestigious GSK IMPACT award in recognition of its work. The LSN passionately believes that lymphoedema is best managed as a partnership between therapists and empowered, knowledgeable patients. To support this aim the LSN offers a telephone information and support line, a website, quarterly newsletters and a range of over 20 fact sheets, holds patient conferences and works with other key charities in associated fields. The LSN works to raise awareness of lymphoedema, campaigns for better national standards of care and, in partnership with other organisations, assists with research into best practice for the treatment of lymphoedema regardless of cause. The past two years have seen the launch of two new self management DVDs, the introduction of reformatted information for teenagers and young adults living with lymphoedema, the launch of new children’s information packs and the introduction of free membership for all children living with lymphoedema in the UK. The website has also seen a relaunch and now includes an ‘Information for Health Care Professionals’ section.
The LSN mission statement is to ‘represent, support and empower people affected by lymphoedema, promote awareness of the condition and campaign for appropriate, equitable treatment for all.’
The Lymphoedema Support Network values its close working partnership with the BLS.

Links

Lymphoedema Support Network Logowww.lymphoedema.org/

St. Luke's Crypt
Sydney Street
London
SW3 6NH

Telephone: 020 7351 0990 (Administration)

Fax: 020 7349 9809

Email: adminlsn@lymphoedema.freeserve.co.uk

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This page its contents and links are provided as a service by BLS to help keep members and the general public aware of products which are relevant to the treatment of Lymphoedema. The companies represented support the work of the BLS but that does not imply any endorsement by BLS or its Trustees of any specific product. The content of companies own websites and of links provided from this page are the responsibility of the company and not of BLS

BLS Innovation Award In order to recognise the tremendous support BLS gets from a wide range of companies we are introducing a special annual award to acknowledge outstanding innovations in the treatment of Lymphoedema. A nomination form is attached and can also be downloaded from the website. This is an award voted for by BLS members themselves – so get your nominations in! The result will be announced at the BLS Annual Conference. Nomination Form Download PDF

British Lymphology Society Corporate Members

Corporate Membership

Corporate membership is open to companies and other organisations that contribute to the advancement of BLS and its work.

Benefits The annual fee is for the calendar year April to March and includes exhibition space for a 2m table at the Annual BLS Conference in October plus lunch, refreshments and Gala Dinner attendance for one company representative.

Corporate members and their products will be listed in the annual Conference Edition of the BLS Newsletter, "News & Views".

The "Corporate Members" page on the BLS website will provide space for a company entry (up to 500 words) and the facility to provide weblinks to companies own websites.

If you are a corporate member and aren't listed here please contact us

Registered Charity No. 1042561