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Jul 03, 2018

Nominations For Election of BLS Committee Members

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.  Deadline for Nominations - 17th August 2018. ..

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Jun 21, 2018

Lymphoedema Practitioners / Tissue Viability Nurses

    Are you a Registered Nurse looking for an exciting opportunity to develop your career? Do you have a passion for wound care, cancer care and/or lymphoedema? Our Service is growing rapidly; we are now looking to recruit RNs to join our successful teams, based in our Centres across East Sussex. ..

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Jun 15, 2018

BLS Award Nominations

Awards from Lymphoedema Practitioners for Lymphoedema Practitioners BLS Members are invited to nominate individuals or teams who are fellow members of BLS for an award in the following categories: 1. Raising awareness of lymphoedema amongst professionals   2. Contribution to lymphoedema by an early c..

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Apr 25, 2018

Legs Matter

  NEW CAMPAIGN TO TACKLE ONE OF THE UK’S BIGGEST HEALTH CHALLENGES LAUNCHED    The Legs Matter coalition launch national campaign to raise awareness of lower leg and foot health A national campaign to raise awareness of a significant but largely hidden health challenge was launc..

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Mar 07, 2018

Wounds International Volume 9 Issue 1

Welcome to the February issue of Wounds International Greetings from a very snowy UK — while writing this, the view from my office is reminiscent of a scene out of Miracle on 34th Street as the UK continues to be hit by the so-called ‘Beast from the East’ combined with Storm Emm..

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Jan 31, 2018

Lymphedema After Cancer Treatment

Lymphedema after cancer treatment -- special issue of Rehabilitation Oncology presents research update WOLTERS KLUWER HEALTH   Jan. 4, 2018 - Individuals who have been treated for cancer are at risk for a complication called lymphedema: swelling in the body region where lymph nodes were removed, causing p..

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Membership

Become a valued member - be part of the most dynamic organisation in the UK for Lymphoedema Professionals! BLS currently has over four 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