Living with lymphoedema, or at risk?
Information Session, Monday 31 May 2021, 7.30pm - 8.30pm
Auckland Cancer Society, (Domain Lodge), 1 Boyle Cres, Grafton, Auckland
We welcome you and your friends to a free information support session followed by a cuppa.
Come along and discuss any issues and concerns. We're offering general and useful information to help you manage your lymphoedema. Experienced lymphoedema therapists will be on hand - nothing can replace the information and help you can receive from an experienced therapist.
Tips on moving and breathing and those who want to get up and move can do so.
There is free parking available at Domain Lodge.
Read the pdf flyer here.
Please note the evening will not go ahead of Auckland is at Level 2.
The Lymphoedema Support Network is an Auckland-base
d community support organisation providing information, a newsletter and regular public meetings that offer opportunities for those experiencing lymphoedema to get in touch with each other.
Contact 021 088 68351 or email us.
Our aim is to:
- Provide support to people living with lymphoedema and their families;
- Provide practical information on self-management;
- Promote an increased understanding of lymphoedema and effective treatments to those with lymphoedema and for health professionals.
There are lymphoedema support groups in regional areas. The most active is the Auckland group which can provide local contacts. The Auckland group meets every second month (excluding 2020 with COVID-19) (i.e. March, May, July, September) and holds an AGM in September at the Auckland Cancer Society (Domain Lodge), 1 Boyle Crescent, Grafton.
News and events
The Auckland group produces a newsletter which is circulated to financial members throughout New Zealand. View the Autumn 2020 issue here.
If you would like to support LSN through an annual subscription of just $15, please complete the subscription form. We appreciate your support!
British Lymphology Society/Lymphoedema Support Network - A British site providing links to two different channels of information, one for health professionals and one for the patients’ network. Both have a significant amount of information available.
Australasian Lymphology Association (ALA) Facebook page - An Australian site of the ALA. 'The ALA's vision is to make a difference in all aspects of lymphology. We seek to be the peak professional organisation promoting best practice in lymphoedema management, research and education in Australasia.'
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