Membership Benefits

 £25 p.a. UK membership or £35 p.a. overseas membership

Membership for patients

  • Receive vital information in our membership pack
  • Benefit from a personalised Lipoedema UK GP Information Pack
  • Read Lipoedema UK email newsletters with latest information on treatments and events
  • Access to Lipoedema UK events to hear global medical experts speak
  • Be a part of a community of people committed to increasing awareness and knowledge
  • Learn from other patients about living with the condition
  • Help us make a better future for everyone with lipoedema

Membership for Allied Healthcare Professionals

Our major role is supporting UK healthcare professionals treating patients with lipoedema.

Our professional annual membership benefits include:

  • Unlimited free information leaflets for your patients
  • Best Practice Statement for Lipoedema – due early 2017 – helping you to help your patients
  • Invitations to AHCP conferences where lipoedema is a topic
  • Free RCGP and RCN accredited elearning course – CPD credits available
  • Relevant international news, information, and articles in member newsletters

Affiliated with awards:

  • BJN – Nurse of the year – Chronic Oedema Award 2017 (

It is only by working together that we can improve the lives of lipoedema sufferers.

£25 p.a. UK membership or £35 p.a. overseas membership


Support the charity working on your behalf

We are working on your behalf to revolutionize what happens to lipoedema patients in GP surgeries around the UK. We also work with renowned international experts to make a worldwide impact.

Here are some of Lipoedema UK’s recent and ongoing activities:

  • Lipoedema UK sponsorship of the Royal College of GPs  E-learning course on lipoedema
  • Producing and distributing free leaflets for Lymphoedema Clinics and Allied Health Care Professionals (AHCP).
  • Representing patients at major UK Primary Health conferences
  • Raising the profile of the lipoedema with nurses through BJN Chronic Oedema Nurse of Year Award
  • Collaborating with St Georges Hospital Trust, London on their genetic research programme
  • Authoring and advising on articles for publication in the press and medical journals
  • Helping sufferers learn how to exercise and stay healthy
  • Hosted a major international conference on Liposuction for Lipoedema for 300+ people
  • Collaborating internationally with surgeons and health care professionals all across the world.
  • Encouraging research and better treatments to find a cure
  • Creating partnerships for future major international medical conferences and co-operation
  • Regular member’s newsletters with updates on news and events

Help us make major steps forward for Lipoedema sufferers:

£25 p.a. UK membership or £35 p.a. overseas membership


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