Clinics & services
Lymphoedema (upper limb only)
For the assessment and management of secondary arm lymphoedema. The service offers simple lymph drainage massage, advice on skin care, exercise and compression hosiery.
The clinics are run by breast clinical nurse specialist and breast care physiotherapist.
North Tyneside, Wansbeck, Hexham general hospitals
North Tyneside General Hospital - 2nd & 4th Friday
Wansbeck General Hospital - 2nd & 3rd Friday
Hexham General Hospital - 2nd and 4th Wednesday am
New referrals by fax to 0191 2932571.
GPs can contact the breast nurses directly for advice:
North Tyneside General Hospital - Amanda Walshe tel/fax 0191 2934183
Wansbeck General Hospital - Pamela Turnbull 01670 529636
Hexham General Hospital - Nicola Johnson tel/fax 01434 655386 / 01434 655680