Updates & Events

Thought pieces  |  22nd January 2019

You don’t get wisdom from a glowing screen. You get it from someone who looks like they need to be refreshed.

Patient blogger Nick Booth on why we need hardworking experts – not the Internet – when it comes to correctly diagnosing and treating leg ulcers.
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Thought pieces  |  29th October 2018

What are you doing here?

There are two questions they always ask you in the NHS. The first one’s a bit harsh: What’s your date of birth? Sometimes, they follow that up with a supplementary question: I’m sorry, can you…
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Thought pieces  |  18th October 2018

New position paper hailed as a game-changer in clinical practice

The launch of this new document at the British Lymphology Society’s Annual Conference is anticipated to make a significant improvement to care of people with lower leg swelling and chronic leg wounds.
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Thought pieces  |  17th October 2018

Meet Tracy Goodwin, one of our Patient Partners

I am one of the patient representatives and hope to become a valuable part of the coalition by offering my experiences, expectations and opinions as a patient.
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Thought pieces  |  24th September 2018

Meet John Hellings, one of our Patient Partners

It’s indisputable that we patients with lower leg conditions need a Legs Matter Campaign badly. The way it is being done gets my support so far. I hope I can help.
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Thought pieces  |  22nd August 2018

Community nurses ‘under real pressure’ from chronic wound care

Did you know: nurses in the UK carry out 180 wound dressing changes a year on each patient with a chronic wound.
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