Non-Palliative Lymphoedema

This page relates to non-palliative Lymphoedema patients.  If you require Lymphoedema services for a patient who is palliative they should be referred direct to Dorothy House Hospice Care.  Details of how to do this can be found by clicking on the link Dorothy House Hospice Care Referral Process

Who can refer?

GP’s or Allied Health Care Professionals in consultation with the patient’s GP. All patients must be in agreement with the referral

Self referrals are not accepted

Making a Referral

Referrals will only be accepted following completion of the correct referral form along with a recent patient medical summary and any appropriate recent letters, scans and blood test results.

Any incomplete referral forms will be returned for further information and no action will be taken by the Lymphoedema Service until it is returned satisfactorily completed.

For Patients registered with a Wiltshire CCG GP

Dorothy House no longer offers this service, the provider is:
Wiltshire Health and Care
Tissue Viability and Lymphoedema Service
To refer, email: whc.lymphoedema@nhs.net

For Patients registered with a Somerset CCG GP (East & Central Mendip area only)

We also offer a Lymphoedema service to non-palliative patients who have a GP in the East and Central Mendip area. Please download the referral form below for the acceptance criteria:

Non Palliative Referral Form 2019  [120KB .pdf]

Referrals should be emailed or posted to:

Dorothy House Clinical Coordination Centre
Dorothy House
Bradford on Avon
Wiltshire BA15 2LE

Telephone: 0345 0130 555
Email: DHHC.dorothyhouse-referrals@nhs.net

If you require any further information regarding this service please contact the Clinical Coordination Centre 0345 0130 555.