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Local Lymphoedema Service Referral Criteria

1. Referral criteria for the East Cumbria lymphoedema service

2. Referral criteria for the West Cumbria lymphoedema service

3. Lymphoedema Service Referral form - pdf file.

4. West Cumbria Lymphoedema Service Referral form - pdf file.

Important News

Important Changes in Cumbria Palliative Care Prescribing Practice

Cumbria is changing practice, from 1st April 2011.

The Area Prescribing Committee has recommended the following changes:

  • All strong opioids are to be prescribed by brand name
  • "Just in Case" prescribing is to be encouraged and promoted
  • Morphine is to replace diamorphine as the subcutaneous injectable strong opioid of choice for palliative care patients in Cumbria

21/03/2011

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North Cumbria Pallative Care website

The award winning North Cumbria Palliative Care website continues to receive around 30,000 page views a year. This is 82 page views every single day of the year, 2,500 hits every month, without any publicity or advertising program.

1/3/2011

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