Information for patients

Managing your condition

For more information about managing your condition, please download our leaflets on Intensive Lymphoedema Treatment and compression garments.

Lymphoedema reception contact number

If you have any queries or concerns, please ring 0191 246 9050 and leave a message including your contact details.  A member of our care team will get back to you as soon as possible.

Northern Lymphoedema Support Group

The Northern Lymphoedema Support Network are a friendly group of people who all suffer from or are involved with Lymphoedema. The group meets three times each year at St Oswald’s, to exchange support and information, listen to speakers and ask questions to members of the Hospice’s Lymphoedema Team.

If you’d like to come along, please call Julie, group member on 0793 558 7989. Please feel free to bring along a partner or friend and spread the word to other people with Lymphoedema.

Patient Newsletter

We produce ‘Lymph-Notes’ – a news sheet specifically for our lymphoedema patients.

If you would like to receive the news sheet by email please contact

Living Well with Lymphoedema

Would you like to live well with Lymphoedema? Then join us for “Living Well with Lymphoedema”. Our sessions are held every Monday throughout the year and take place over two weeks. Led by a Lymphoedema Practitioner, you’ll receive all the self-care tips and advice you need. You can even bring a friend or family member with you so they can learn too! Sound good? Book now by calling 0191 246 9050.