Clinics & services

Lymphoedema (upper limb only)

  • Description

    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.

  • Location

    North Tyneside, Wansbeck, Hexham general hospitals

  • Opening Times

    North Tyneside General Hospital - 2nd & 4th Friday
    Wansbeck General Hospital - 2nd & 3rd Friday
    Hexham General Hospital - 2nd and 4th Wednesday am

Referral Information

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

Specialist Staff