Lymphoedema and associated disorders

11th National Lymphoedema Programme 2024

8:30 AM - 9:10 AM
Registration, refreshments and exhibition viewing
9:10 AM - 9:15 AM
Welcome and introduction by Chair
Rebecca Elwell, Macmillan Lymphoedema ANP, UHNM NHS Trust
9:15 AM - 9:45 AM
British Lymphology Society: MLD Position Document – Origin and Development
Garry Cooper-Stanton, Deputy Head of School, University of Central Lancashire
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM
Importance of Measurements: How and What to Measure
Yolande Borthwick, Lymphoedema Specialist/ University Lecturer, Strathcarron Hospice/University of Glasgow
Rachael Hutton, Community Lymphoedema Specialist Nurse, British Lymphology Society
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Compression and Lipoedema
Denise Hardy, Lymphoedema Nurse Consultant , Kendal Lymphology Centre
10:45 AM - 11:15 AM
Refreshments and exhibition viewing
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM
Next Step in BLS Mobility Tool
Gill Drew-Griffiths, Specialist Physiotherapist, Colchester Holistic Health Clinic
Cheryl White, Lymphoedema Physiotherapist/BLS Editor, Christie Hospital/British Lymphology Society
Jay Fairbairn, Leg and Foot Practitioner, Healthy Legs & Feet
Pryscilla Correia Borrajo, Lymphoedema Specialist Physiotherapist, Norwich Lymphoedema Service
11:45 AM - 12:15 PM
Practical tips to support people with Genital Oedema
Dr Rhian Noble-Jones, National Lymphoedema Researcher, Lymphoedema Wales Clinical Network
12:15 PM - 12:45 PM
Late effects of head and neck cancer treatment in practice
Emma Hallam, Consultant Therapeutic Radiographer, Nottingham university Hospitals NHS Trust
12:45 PM - 1:45 PM
Lunch and exhibition viewing
1:45 PM - 2:15 PM
Differential diagnosis of chronic lower limb oedema / lymphoedema.
Dr Kristiana Gordon, Consultant in Dermatology and Lymphovascular Medicine, St George’s Hospital
2:15 PM - 2:45 PM
Clinical Case studies and uses of easywrap in Lymphoedema and wound care.
Natalie Phillips, Clinical Manager, Haddenham Healthcare Ltd
2:45 PM - 3:15 PM
Refreshments and exhibition viewing
3:15 PM - 3:45 PM
Getting the best from patient reported measures in lymphoedema care
Marie Gabe-Walters, National Research and Innovation Lymphoedema Specialist, Lymphoedema Wales Clinical Network
3:45 PM - 4:15 PM
Exploring the psychological and psychosocial effects of facial disfigurement on the lived experience of head and neck cancer patients: a structed literature review (SLR)
Yolande Borthwick, Lymphoedema Specialist/ University Lecturer, Strathcarron Hospice/University of Glasgow
4:15 PM - 4:30 PM
Close of conference