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Lymphoedema Specialist Services

An established company with a highly experienced lymphoedema team with a focus on:

  • Prevention
  • Education
  • Early detection
  • Innovative practice

"Working with the NHS and independently with nursing homes, hospices and individual patients"

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In the event of developing lymphoedema, LSS aims to:
Improve / reduce the oedema
Reduce / remove the pain, ache and heaviness affecting the swollen part
Educate to enable self -management around individual lifestyle
Prevent infection (cellulitis)
Provide advice and support with psychological and practical issues
Improve mobility and function of the effected area

About Us

LSS is owned and managed by Jane Board, MSc, RN, Lymphoedema Consultant Nurse Practitioner, who has over 23 years’ experience in the provision of lymphoedema care that includes the development of 7 lymphoedema services in south east England.

Jane Board, MSc, RN, Lymphoedema Consultant Nurse Practitioner, together with Julia Anderson, BA (Hons), Lymphoedema Practitioner, LSS provides treatment in East Sussex and from outpatient clinics in Eastbourne and Hastings. In addition, treatment is also provided in hospices, nursing homes and private homes for sufferers who are terminally ill or housebound.

Treatment is usually available through contracts with the NHS / Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs), and can also be accessed privately.

Please browse the site for an overview of the services available from LSS and contact us by telephone or email for further information and treatment.

Jane Board
Msc, RN
Julia Anderson
BA (Hons)

At Work

Primary Lymphoedema

Can be inherited and is caused by the under development of lymphatic vessels. The swelling may be evident at birth or may develop in teenage years or later in...

Seconday Lymphoedema

Is caused by an external factor that damages part of the lymphatic system. The most common causes are: Cancer and/or the effects of treatment e.g. surgery...

Chronic Lymphoedema

Is caused by the impact of obesity or lack of movement (immobility) that creates an additional pressure on the lymphatic vessels and veins to drain fluid...

Information from the Care Quality Commission

Lymphoedema Specialist Services Limited is regulated by CQC to provide care at Lymphoedema Specialist Services Ltd.

"Checking national standards in hospitals, care homes & care services."
The Harbour Medical Practice
1 Pacific Dr, Eastbourne
BN23 6DW
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