Programme

Increasing patient motivation and enhancing self-care 

08.30 – 09.15 Registration, refreshments and exhibition viewing

CHAIR: Annabel De Coster, Editor, British Journal of Community Nursing, London

09.15- 09.20 Welcome and introduction by Chair 

09.20 – 09.55 Challenges of understanding self-management in chronic oedema

Aimee Aubeeluck, Associate Professor, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences, University of Nottingham

09.55 – 10.00 Q&A

10.00 – 10.30 Varicose eczema and chronic swelling/the basics of dermatology 

Melanie Sutherland,Dermatology Sister and Lymphoedema & Cellulitis Specialist
Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

10.30 – 10.35 Q&A

10.35 – 11.05 How to set up a Red Leg service in your area 

Rebecca Elwell, Macmillan Lymphoedema Nurse Specialist, University Hospitals of North Staffordshire NHS Trust

11.05 – 11.10 Q&A

11.10 – 11.40 Refreshments and exhibition viewing

11.40 – 12.10 How increasing the variations in hosiery available on drug tariff has a positive impact on reducing caseloads of specialist clinics

Natalie Lee, Clinical Manager, Haddenham Healthcare

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12.10 – 12.15 Q&A

12.15 – 12.45 Impact of compression after surgery: Lipoedema UK survey

Sharie Fetzer, Chair, Lipoedema UK

12.45 – 12.50 Q&A

12.50 – 13.50 Lunch and exhibition viewing

13.50 – 14.20 How to establish thorough vascular assessment in the absence of ABPI

Paula Lawrence, MacMillan Clinical Nurse Manager, Lymphoedema and Tissue Viability, Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board

14.20 – 14.25 Q&A

14.25 – 15.00 Panel discussion: working Doppler group

CHAIRED BY: Rebecca Elwell, Macmillan Lymphoedema Nurse Specialist, University Hospitals of North Staffordshire NHS Trust

PANEL:

Tracy Green, Clinical Advisor, Sigvaris

Paula Lawrence, MacMillan Clinical Nurse Manager, Lymphoedema and Tissue Viability, Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board

Robin Cooper, Vascular / Lymphoedema Nurse Specialist, Salisbury Disrict Hospital

15.00 – 15.30 Outcomes of treatment when using the LTA method of bandage application in Lymphoedema Compression bandaging of the limbs
Jane Wigg
Director
Lymphoedema Training Academy

Stacy Pugh
Clinical Nurse Manager
Wolverhampton Lymphoedema Service

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15.30 – 15.35 Q&A

15.35 – 16.00 Refreshments and exhibition viewing

16.00 – 16.30 Managing the obese patient

Dr Vaughan Kelly, Lymphoedema Consultant, Derby Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

16.30 – 16.35 Q&A

16.35 – 17.05 The challenge of providing cost-effective wound care 

Jeanette Milne, Tissue Viability Nurse Specialist, South Tyneside Foundation Trust

17.05 – 17.10 Q&A

17.10 Close of conference