Lymphoedema service in west Suffolk faces uncertainty as meeting is known as – Bury Free Press

Gwen stated the goal from the meeting is to obtain additional details about the long run.

Individuals west Suffolk struggling with Lymphoedema are facing uncertainty because the contract to supply support services involves an finish.

“In addition the GeeCol Lymphoedema Service backed regular Lymphoedema Assistance Group conferences, ie Support Group Conferences, continues on the bi-monthly basis and it is liberated to all who would like to attend.”

A spokesperson for GeeCol stated: “As the knowledge of Lymphoedema and also the strategy to it#8217;s grown, so has got the expectancy of people with it to get treatment elevated.

The services are presently supplied by Suffolk GP Federation and GeeCol at Nowton Court however this contract will finish in the finish of March.

“We won#8217;t be taking new recommendations however the service continues for existing patients until March 31 2017 and we#8217;ll use Lymphoedema Support Suffolk and also the CCG to advise patients regarding how to still manage their condition.”

Lymphoedema Support Suffolk is holding a conference at Moreton Hall on August 22 to gain in details about the long run.

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