Programme

Oedema in unusual areas of the body





8th National Lymphoedema Conference Programme

8:30 AM - 9:15 AM
Waiting Room Opens / Registration
9:15 AM - 9:20 AM
Welcome and Introduction by Chair
Sharie Fetzer, Chair , Lipoedema UK
9:20 AM - 9:45 AM
Genital oedema: male and female perspectives
Cheryl Pike, National Macmillan Innovations Lymphoedema Specialist, Swansea Bay University Health Board
9:45 AM - 10:05 AM
Genital oedema; male and female surgical perspectives
Professor Nick Watkin, Professor of Urology, St George’s Hospital London
10:05 AM - 10:20 AM
Patient perspectives and Q&A
10:20 AM - 10:50 AM
The incidence and assessment of breast lymphoedema
Katie Riches, Vice Chair, BLS
10:50 AM - 11:30 AM
Morning Break
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Compression Challenges in Lipoedema: introducing Haddenham Grace (Sponsored by Haddenham)
Jeanne Everett, Lymphoedema Specialist Nurse, St Teresa’s Hospice, Darlington
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
Benefits of Lymphoedema Deployment into Community Services during COVID-19
Karen Morgan, National Lymphoedema Education Lead in Wales , Lymphoedema Network Wales NHS in Wales (SBUHB)
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Lunch Break
1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Lymphoedema Management in Head and Neck Cancer
Rachel Day, Macmillan Specialist Lymphoedema Practitioner, The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Management of Breast oedema – introducing an innovative compression garment (Sponsored by Haddenham)
Sue Lawrance, Clinical Nurse Specialist Lymphoedema, Buckinghamshire Healthcare / Haddenham Healthcare
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Afternoon Break
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Lipoedema and Diet - A long term study with De Montfort University
Sharie Fetzer, Chair , Lipoedema UK
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Compression therapy for those with heart failure
Garry Cooper-Stanton, Clinical Nurse Specialist and Assistant Professor, University of Birmingham and Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust