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LymphCare UK Covid-19 Update

As a Social Enterprise Community Interest Company we provide services to the NHS however sitting independently our immediate response to this unprecedented situation has been to set out an action plan prioritising the safety of our patients and staff whilst maintaining a safe high-quality service.

All of our non-urgent routine review patients due an appointment in clinic have/are been contacted by phone for a consultation-this has ensured contact is maintained and we ensure you have the necessary equipment such as hosiery, wraps and creams as required to manage your condition.

If you feel you are due a review or require any advice or support please contact us on 01384 365014. Messages are checked regularly during the day (Monday-Friday). Please do not attend Central clinic unless specifically arranged.

We have continued to see essential patients face to face following strict triage and identification via urgency of need such as a palliative situation or a situation requiring very urgent assessment. We have also continued to see specific patients requiring essential bandaging and also are supporting the community District Nursing teams.

We continue to regularly liaise with our commissioners and colleagues at Dudley CCG, Public Health and Safeguarding teams. This has enabled us to keep up to date with community working advice/Personal Protective Equipment advice and supplies and we are proud we working in line with government advice and NHS England Covid-19 prioritisation of community services guidelines.

We hope you are managing to stay safe and well at this very difficult time and look forward to resuming our usual services as soon as possible.

Patients

Improving patients lives who experience or are at risk from Lymphoedema/Lipoedema or chronic oedema is at the heart of what we do

Colloborative and Patient focused Engagement forums

Coffee Mornings

Health Care Professionals

Working together to provide an holistic approach to patient care

Multidisciplinary working

Joint consultations and integrated and shared care of Complex Patients with chronic Oedema or Lymphoedema and leg ulceration, including bariatric patients

Commissioners

100% Friends and Family Test

£137,460 saved by working innovatively

LymphAssist Library

1185 self-management interventions

 

Partnerships

Lymphcare UK works with many partners including:

Public Health Dudley to create and roll-out the innovative and award-winning LymphYoga

Partnership with Birmingham City University

Working partnership with Lipoedema UK

Outcomes

98% patient satisfaction

50% weight loss seen in LymphYoga Group

BLS Innovation in Practice Award winners 2016

1185 self-management interventions

Sharing Knowledge

Community Placement Provider for Pre-Registration Nursing students

Offering Competency based and bespoke training sessions and packages for GPs, Practice Nurses & District Nurses and other HealthCare Professionals

Raising awareness through posters and presentations at national conferences