News and events
It’s not often you are overwhelmed by someone’s passion and commitment to make a difference, but when we met Nick Wright that is exactly what happened. We met Nick at the supermarket whilst he was running a marathon. Yes, you read that correctly – as we were doing our weekly shop, he was running over 26 miles on a treadmill. Why? He was raising awareness, funds and sponsorship for Walkoncemore; an amazing charity which supports cutting edge research into a cure for spinal cord injury.
Aaah Mother’s Day; a 24-hour period during which we all rush out for cards, chocolates and flowers to let our dear mums know how much we love her. We know what you’re thinking. You’re thinking that as your mum is the best mum in the world you need to do something extra special this year. You want to pull out all the stops and give her a gift she will remember forever as being the best gift she EVER received.
The best thing about working in our field is that we are fortunate enough to meet countless healthcare professionals dedicated to providing the best possible patient care. They are the kind of people who put others first without a single moment’s hesitation and we think they are truly marvellous.
The British Lymphoedema Society have organised Lymphoedema Awareness Week from 5th - 11th March, but how #lymphaware are you? What is lymphoedema?
If you are unfortunate enough to have broken the arm you use most, then you will soon discover that simple tasks like shaving, applying makeup or doing your hair suddenly become near impossible. You have probably already considered making changes to your wardrobe that involve fewer buttons, zips and other fastenings, but have you thought about maintaining your manicure or plucking your eyebrows? We thought not.