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 care advice line

We have a dedicated advice line available for our lymphoedema patients. If you have any queries and 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 or find out more visit their website at 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 regular news sheet specifically for our lymphoedema patients.

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