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Early Detection and Intervention of Lymphoedema – Derby

14th June 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Physiquipe are delighted to invite you to the Early Detection and Intervention of Lymphoedema workshop at Royal Derby Hospital. Also Dr. Vaughan Keeley will be presenting on the Assessment and management of heart failure in people with Lymphoedema/Chronic Oedema.


  • 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

5.30pm  – Registration

5.55pm – Introduction

6pm – Louise Koelmeyer

  • How can we measure Lymphoedema?
  • What is the importance of monitoring our patients?
  • Case study examples

7pm – Break

7.15pm – Louise Koelmeyer

  • Review research
  • Update on PREVENT study in Australia
  • What interventions do we look at surgical vs. conservative

7.45pm – Dr Vaughan Keeley

Assessment and management of heart failure in people with Lymphoedema/Chronic Oedema

8.30pm – Finish and networking


Who should attend?

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


Location: Royal Derby Hospital Education Centre Teaching Room 9 – Car Park 4



Royal Derby Hospital
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”.


14th June 2018
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Royal Derby Hospital Education Centre
Derby, DE22 3NE United Kingdom
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