Contact Details

uhns.Lymphoedema@nhs.net

01782 676688

We cannot accept self-referrals

Rebecca Elwell

MSc Lymphoedema
Macmillan Lymphoedema ANP and Team Leader, University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust

Clinical Interests:

  • Lymphoedema/chronic oedema, Cellulitis/Red Legs, primary lymphoedema and paediatrics.
  • Chronic oedema and wound care.
  • Lymphoedema assessment and management.

Professional Profile:

Macmillan Lymphoedema ANP and Team Leader, University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust

  • Qualifications: Msc Lymphoedema
  • Year of qualification: 2012
  • Registered General Nurse

Areas of Expertise:

Along with her full time NHS role, Rebecca is a proud Trustee of the British Lymphology Society and member of the BLS Children with Lymphoedema Special Interest group and the BLS Scientific Committee. She is also the annual BLS conference organiser.

She is a regular presenter in both national and international conferences and is on the editorial board for the Journal of Lymphoedema and the British Journal of Community Nursing’s Chronic Oedema supplement.

Rebecca’s passion for service development and innovation has led to her setting up the UKs first Red Leg clinic and helping to guide the provision of tools to support clinical practice nationally with the BLS Red Legs Pathway and the BLS’ first position paper for Assessing vascular status in the presence of chronic oedema prior to the application of compression hosiery.

She represents the BLS as part of the lower limb stream of the National Wound Care Strategy and Legs Matter.

Main NHS base:

  • Royal Stoke University Hospital
  • University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust

Rebecca Elwell

MSc Lymphoedema
Macmillan Lymphoedema ANP and Team Leader, University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust

Clinical Interests:

  • Lymphoedema/chronic oedema, Cellulitis/Red Legs, primary lymphoedema and paediatrics.
  • Chronic oedema and wound care.
  • Lymphoedema assessment and management.

Professional Profile:

Macmillan Lymphoedema ANP and Team Leader, University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust

  • Qualifications: Msc Lymphoedema
  • Year of qualification: 2012
  • Registered General Nurse

Areas of Expertise:

Along with her full time NHS role, Rebecca is a proud Trustee of the British Lymphology Society and member of the BLS Children with Lymphoedema Special Interest group and the BLS Scientific Committee. She is also the annual BLS conference organiser.

She is a regular presenter in both national and international conferences and is on the editorial board for the Journal of Lymphoedema and the British Journal of Community Nursing’s Chronic Oedema supplement.

Rebecca’s passion for service development and innovation has led to her setting up the UKs first Red Leg clinic and helping to guide the provision of tools to support clinical practice nationally with the BLS Red Legs Pathway and the BLS’ first position paper for Assessing vascular status in the presence of chronic oedema prior to the application of compression hosiery.

She represents the BLS as part of the lower limb stream of the National Wound Care Strategy and Legs Matter.

Main NHS base:

  • Royal Stoke University Hospital
  • University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust

Contact Details

uhns.Lymphoedema@nhs.net

01782 676688

We cannot accept self-referrals

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