COVID-19 Information

Information on Lymphoedema and coronavirus/Covid-19

The NLFI have been working hard to collate up to date, factual information regarding  lymphoedema/lipoedema and Covid-19. Please bookmark this page, as it will be updated regularly.

1st May 2020

The NLFI have worked with the Health Service Executive (HSE), MLD Ireland, Lymphoedema Ireland and the Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists (ISCP) to produce two new information leaflets to support people living with lymphoedema during the COVID-19 period.

These two leaflets are now available to download at the links below.

1. Lymphoedema and COVID-19 .
Please note there was an error in previous version of this document. Link updated 13th May. Please resave a copy if sharing the document directly 
2. Lymphoedema Self-Management Advice

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22nd April 2020

The Lymphatic Education and Research Network (LE&RN) have published an online symposium titled “Managing Lymphoedema under stay-at-home orders”. While this is aimed at primarily a US audience, there is some good advice within. You can access the video below



Please remember to visit the Health Service Executive (HSE) website for the most up to date information on Coronavirus inIreland at