The Skin All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) brings parliamentarians together with a diverse group of charities, healthcare professionals and industry representatives. A number of healthcare professionals in lipoedema have a dermatology background, such as our Patrons Professor Mortimer & Dr Gordon.
Our wonderful member Kay Dickinson has helped raise a fantastic amount for Lipoedema UK via her friend Andy who is a member of the internationally renowned band ‘James’. Andy has seen Kay’s struggle with Lipoedema and when they played, he put together 2 illustrated set lists […]
Watch Legs Matter’s short film about people sharing their own experiences of the emotional and practical aspects of living with leg and foot problems. Lipoedema UK’s member Emily is one of those featured.
A survey by charity Lipoedema UK highlights that a bleak future could await UK women with a debilitating condition called Lipoedema because life-changing treatments and surgery are not available on the NHS. Many risk their future and that of their family by taking out loans and spending savings to finance private treatments. Preview results of […]
Thanks to everyone who has completed this survey which is now closed. The study is being done in collaboration with Lipoedema UK, Jobskin (a UK based specialist compression garment manufacturer), Dr Lisa Macintyre and Ilka Paling from Heriot Watt University, School of Textiles and Design and builds on Lipoedema UK’s own surveys and Focus Group work. The […]