The British Lymphology Society is a dynamic and innovative body providing a strong professional voice and support for those involved in the care and treatment of people with lymphoedema and related lymphatic disorders, including lipoedema.
The Society seeks to achieve high standards of care and equitable access to treatment across the UK and promotes early detection and intervention and, where appropriate, screening and prevention.
The Society was established in November of 1985, originally as the British Lymphology Interest Group (BLIG).
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Nominations for BLS committee members is now open. Details will be in the forthcoming News & Views but here is the link to the nomination form. This is a great chance to be more involved in shaping the Society and gain experience in working in committees.
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Become a valued member - be part of the most dynamic organisation in the UK for Lymphoedema Professionals! BLS currently has almost five hundred members. Nurses and Physiotherapists form the major section of the membership along with Doctors, Occupational Therapists and Manual Lymphatic Drainage therapists. Membership is open to all healthcare professionals and anyone with an interest in lymphoedema and its treatment, and to corporations and industrial groups that contribute to the advancement of lymphoedema and the Society. Membership runs from 1st April to 31st March each year. A 50% discount is offered for joining after 1st Octobert
All Healthcare Professionals + Therapists directly involved in the management of lymphoedema
BLS maintains a directory of lymphoedema treatment services provided by members across the UK.
By clicking on your area on the map you can see:
-What is available in your area
-How to contact the service
-Treatment available - note that treatment provided will depend on the individual's assessment
-Specialist qualifications (with dates) of those practitioners in the service
-Date of most recent update courses attended by practitioners, recommended every two years.
BLS only include this information when proof of training has been submitted.
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