Lymphoedema Clinical Lead
Julie is responsible for lymphoedema and lipoedema management for certain patients and will encompass all aspects of care, including a full assessment, compression garment requirements and, when required, Medical Lymphatic Drainage (MLD).
Mrs Julie Cunneen qualified as a nurse in 1986 and worked at hospitals across Birmingham gaining a solid nursing background in surgery and medical oncology. She was appointed as a Macmillan Lymphoedema Specialist in 1999 and helped establish one of the first lymphoedema clinics in Birmingham. Julie holds an MSc in Health Sciences from the University of Birmingham along with being qualified as an Independent Nurse Prescriber. She is currently a clinical lead for lymphoedema services across Birmingham and is considered a national expert in this medical condition.