Metro South Health provides compression garments for eligible patients with lymphoedema.
Eligible patients with lymphoedema are entitled to a maximum of two garments (per affected body part) every six months. These can be prescribed by authorised public or private lymphoedema clinicians for patients who reside within the Metro South Health catchment area.
The patient must:
Therapists can follow these steps:
Supporting documents and information can be found via the Allied Health Professionals Office of Queensland website.
Download the patient information sheet (PDF, 78 KB).