Our working Groups

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Assistant Practitioner (Band 3/4 Staff)

 

Lymphoedema Assistant and Assistant Practitioner Working Group

In March 2016 the BLS committee formed the Lymphoedema Assistant and Assistant Practitioners (LAAP) working group, this groups purpose was to consider the roles of band 3 and 4 staff working in Lymphoedema. The LAAP Terms of Reference can be found in the resource library under governance.

In October 2017 the working group agreed the following resources that are now available on the BLS website for members in the document library under service development.

Documents available:

  • Job descriptions templates for band 3 and band 4 lymphoedema assistant/assistant practitioner posts - Band 3 Click Here & Band 4 Click Here

  • Lymphoedema specific competency framework for lymphoedema assistant/ assistant practitioners - Click Here

  • Role definitions for a lymphoedema service including lymphoedema assistant/ assistant practitioner posts - Click Here

  • Educational opportunities for lymphoedema assistants/ assistant practitioners - Click Here

  • UK Health Policy on lymphoedema assistant/ assistant practitioner posts - Click Here 

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Lymphoedema Assistants and Assistant Practitioners Facebook Group.

We have opened a Facebook page ‘BLS Lymphoedema Assistant Practitioners’ for band 3 and 4 staff to build a network, share ideas, ask questions and help each other develop their roles within lymphoedema. This is a closed group and you need to request to join on the page. Please also spread the word. We would welcome your ideas on what resources you would like and how the BLS can best meet your needs.

 

 

 

Who is Involved

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Rebecca Elwell

Trustee
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Jane Board

Member
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Julia Anderson

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Andrea Stignant

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Emma Underwood

BLSSC Member
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Andrea Stallward

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Sian Clement

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Past Groups

Tariff Working Group
clockNov 12 2018

Tariff Working Group

The British Lymphology Society is currently undertaking a review and update of the National Lymphoedema Tariff Advisory Document which was published in 2014 Click Here. A survey of BLS members was carried out in July 2018 seeking the contribution of members to inform this project. The updated document which will be ..

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Assistant Practitioner (Band 3/4 Staff)
clockSep 27 2017

Assistant Practitioner (Band 3/4 Staff)

  Lymphoedema Assistant and Assistant Practitioner Working Group In March 2016 the BLS committee formed the Lymphoedema Assistant and Assistant Practitioners (LAAP) working group, this groups purpose was to consider the roles of band 3 and 4 staff working in Lymphoedema. The LAAP Terms of Reference can be found ..

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Our Scientific Commitee
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Our Scientific Commitee

What does the BLSSC do?   The BLSSC works closely with the BLS committee and the Chair is a co-opted member of the BLS committee. Each year the BLSSC carries out an anonymous peer review of all the abstracts submitted for the forthcoming conference. The committee use set criteria to enable an impartial opin..

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