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Early Detection and Intervention of Lymphoedema – Taunton

12th June 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Physiquipe are delighted to invite you to the Early Detection and Intervention of Lymphoedema workshop at St Margaret’s Hospice in Taunton.


  • Learn more about what we can do to measure Lymphoedema
  • Explore the different measures we have available
  • Why we need to monitor our patients
  • Look at possible interventions, what is effective?
  • Review existing literature and upcoming research

Workshop Outline 

1.30pm  – Registration

1.55pm – Introduction

2pm – Louise Koelmeyer

  • How can we measure Lymphoedema?
  • What is the importance of monitoring our patients?
  • Update on PREVENT study in Australia
  • What interventions do we look at surgical vs. conservative

3.45pm – Break

4pm – Ali Batchelor

  • What is done at Taunton Lymphoedema
  • What have been the benefits?
  • Who is involved in the care pathway?
  • Clinical and Financial benefits

5pm – Finish and networking

Who should attend 

  • Breastcare nurses/surgeons
  • Lymphoedema nurses and therapists
  • Gynaecological nurses/surgeons
  • Cancer physiotherapists
  • Breast and Lymphoedema service managers








St Margaret’s Hospice Taunton
Call us on 0161 713 0409


Louise Koelmeyer

Lymphoedema Program Manager at Macquarie University

“I am an occupational therapist and Lymphoedema therapist with over 25 years of clinical experience in both public and private settings specialising in breast cancer rehabilitation and Lymphoedema management in all areas of assessment, education, early detection and treatment. I have a strong passion for achieving best practice in Lymphoedema management in both the physical and psychosocial aspects of treatment and have supported this by being an active and committed member on several ALA committees as well as attending and presenting papers and posters at conferences”.


12th June 2018
1:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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St Margaret’s Hospice
St Margaret's Hospice, Heron Drive, Bishops Hull
Taunton, TA1 5HA United Kingdom
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