Woodlands Hospice | Hospice Care for North Liverpool, South Sefton and Kirkby in Knowsely

0151 529 2299


Referral Criteria

Referrals to the Outpatient Lymphoedema Service are welcomed from any Health Professional including GPs, Clinical Nurse Specialists, Hospital Medical Staff, Hospice Staff, Community Nurses, and Practice Nurses on completion of a Lymphoedema referral form. Referral forms are available direct from Woodlands Hospice, download from this page (above right) or can be sent to health professionals on request via email attachment files, faxed or posted.

Please ensure the following Criteria is met prior to referral:

  1. Aged 18 years or over
  2. Secondary Lymphoedema ONLY relating to a cancer diagnosis, cancer treatment, surgery or a Life threatening condition
  3. Person wishes to attend and is aware of referral
  4. Person is able to travel to clinic
  5. Persons GP postcode is within our catchment areas (see below)

This Service is available to all patients in the following postcode areas who meet the referral criteria.

North Liverpool South Sefton Knowsley
L4 L12 L29
L5 L20 L30
L9 L21 L31
L10 L22 L32
L11 L23 L33

For professional advice on the management of cellulitis in lymphoedema please see the attached document above Manag­in­gcel­lu­liti­sin­lym­pho­ede­maLSN.­pdf ​