Lipoedema UK – News

Lipoedema UK meet with the Skin All Party Parliamentary Group

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.

Andy Diagram of James presents a cheque to Lipoedema UK

Lipoedema UK receives donation from the band “James”

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 […]

Lipoedema UK member featured in Legs Matter video

Lipoedema UK’s member Emily is featured Legs Matter Awareness Week 2019

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.

Women in dire need denied surgery and treatments

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 […]

Exciting New Survey on the Design and Compression Requirements for Lipoedema

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 […]