About the SLPN

The Scottish Lymphoedema Practitioners Network is a group of registered health care professionals who care for people with lymphoedema in a variety of healthcare settings. The purpose of the group is to develop and share best practice; to provide advisory and...

Palliative Lymphoedema/Oedema

Oedema is a common feature in many long term-conditions including: Advanced cancer Chronic Heart Failure Advance neurological and liver disease End stage renal disease End stage chronic respiratory disease HIV/Aids Causes of oedema can be multi-factorial in this...

Podiatrists

Welcome to the Podiatry pages. Podiatrists are highly skilled health professionals who have been trained to prevent, diagnose, treat and rehabilitate abnormal conditions of the feet and lower limbs. They also prevent and correct deformity, keep people mobile and...

Compression Garments

Compression hosiery is the main stay of treatment in chronic oedema. Without the application of hosiery, any reduction from compression bandaging will be short-lived and the oedema will rebound. Before applying compression stockings, assessment of the arterial...

MLPS

MACMILLAN LYMPHOEDEMA PROJECT FOR SCOTLAND – MLPS The two year Macmillan Funded Lymphoedema Project for Scotland was hosted by the Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland (the ALLIANCE).  The project came to an end in April 2014.  This webpage is now being...