Exercise and complementary therapies as a component of lymphoedema management

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7th National Lymphoedema Conference Programme

8:30 AM - 9:15 AM
Registration, refreshments and exhibition viewing
9:15 AM - 9:20 AM
Welcome and Introduction by Chair
Sharie Fetzer, Chair , Lipoedema UK
9:20 AM - 10:00 AM
Being active with Lymphoedema and the BLS2020 Campaign
Margaret Sneddon, Vice Chair, British Lymphology Society
10:00 AM - 10:35 AM
Acupuncture Presentation
Dr Beverley de Valois, Chair of Scientific Committee, British Lymphology Society
10:35 AM - 11:10 AM
Massage Presentation
Dee Stringer, Private Lymphoedema Therapist , Swelling Matters
11:10 AM - 11:40 AM
Morning Refreshments and exhibition viewing
11:40 AM - 12:15 PM
ComfiWave: - A new innovative lymphoedema garment, “not just for night time compression” (Sponsored by Haddenham)
Sue Lawrance, Clinical Nurse Specialist,
12:15 PM - 12:50 PM
Breast cancer related lymphoedema and the use of reflexology for managing swelling
Judith Whatley, Senior Lecturer in Complementary Healthcare, Cardiff Metropolitan University
12:50 PM - 1:50 PM
Lunch and exhibition viewing
1:50 PM - 2:25 PM
The feasibility of collecting a minimum dataset (MDS) for lymphoedema
2:25 PM - 3:00 PM
Lipoedema: myths and facts and the announcement of the new European Lipoedema Association
Gabriele Erbacher, Dipl. Psych, Foeldi Clinic Germany, European Center of Lymphology
3:00 PM - 3:35 PM
Lymphoedema in advanced disease: can care of this patient group be improved? (Sponsored by Haddenham)
Jeanne Everett, Lymphoedema Nurse, St Teresa’s Hospice, Darlington
3:35 PM - 4:00 PM
Afternoon refreshments and exhibition viewing
4:00 PM - 4:35 PM
Inelastic Compression Devices: Meeting the challenges of managing Chronic Oedema (Sponsored by Sigvaris)
Tracy Green, Clinical Manager, Sigvaris Group Britain
4:35 PM - 5:10 PM
An app for improving coordinated lymphoedema care in the community
5:10 PM - 5:10 PM
Close of conference