LymphCare UK Win Prestigious Awards!
LymphCare UK were delighted to receive not one, but two prestigious awards at the recent British Lymphology Society (BLS) Conference held at Yarnfield Conference Centre near Stone, Staffordshire on Sunday 1st – Tuesday 3rd October, 2017
BLS had received nominations from various specialist healthcare professionals across the UK, recognising innovation, campaigning for better services for patients, raising awareness and a lifetime achievement award, which was awarded to Professor Peter Mortimer from St Georges Hospital, London.
LymphCare UK team have been working hard to ensure they deliver high standards of care to their patients. This includes developing new services for patients and raising awareness about the conditions of Lymphoedema, Lipoedema and Chronic Oedema. New innovations by the team include LymphYoga, Pneumatic Compression Pump Loan Library and also a Bra Fitting Service for our patients with Breast Cancer related Lymphoedema. Training, Education and Pre reg nursing student placements form an important part of the work of raising awareness amongst health care professionals.
Mary Warrilow & Kris Jones, joint managing directors and clinical nurse specialists at LymphCare UK stated that ” It’s fantastic for the team to be recognised by BLS for the hard work that they do in improving care for patients and making such a difference to peoples lives.”
The team represented on the night by Mary Warrilow, Kris Jones, Joanne Dodd-Stokes & Sharon Preston were presented with the following awards:
- Raising Awareness of Lymphoedema amongst professionals.
- Campaigning for better service provision.