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L-W-O Community

For those living with Primary, Secondary & Paediatric Lymphoedema Online & in the Community

UK Centres of Excellence

As of August 2020 there only eleven centres of excellence in the World and we are lucky in the United Kingdom to have two of them and they are:

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust

St Georges University Hospitals


Resources for Families of Children with Lymphoedema

L-W-O Community 4 Families  (Website)

L-W-O Community 4 Families  (Facebook Support Group)

Charlie from England (Instagram Account)

Willow from England  - Klippel-Trenaunay Syndrome (KTS) (Instagram)

Danish Facebook Group for Parents

Cora from America - The Little Lymphie (Facebook Group)

Emma's Incredibles - From America (Facebook Page)

Carnia Mainka - (Facebook Group for German Speaking Families) - (website for German Speaking Families) - (website for Italian Speaking Families)

European Organisations

MLD Qualified Therapists

In an ideal world all lymphoedema treatments in the UK would be available on the NHS.  Here are the trusted sites online sites where you can find a list of privately qualified therapists and those that work for the NHS:

The British Lymphology Society  

Directory of Lymphoedema Treatment Services


List of qualified MLD - DLT, Lymphoedema Practitioners 

Lymphoedema Training Academy

 International List of FG-MLD Fill & Flush Therapists

PhysioPod UK Ltd 

Private MLD - DLT Lymphoedema Practitioners using Deep Oscillation

PhysioPod UK Ltd 

NHS Lymphoedema Services providing MLD and Deep Oscillation


Overseas Lymphoedema Practitioners

Australasian Lymphology Association - Accredited Lymphoedema Practitioners for Australia & New Zealand

Page created 14/02/2021

Last updated 01/03/2021