Lipoedema UK Document Prepared for NICE prior to the decision on Liposuction for Chronic Lipoedema

INTERVENTIONAL PROCEDURES GUIDANCE By Mary Warrilow – Nurse Consultant, Lipoedema UK & Sharie Fetzer – Chair, Lipoedema UK

The document below is based on Lipoedema UK’s response to the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) 2021 invitation to Lipoedema UK to contribute to the development of a piece of Interventional Procedures Guidance: non-cosmetic liposuction in the treatment of chronic lipoedema IP1843 (see page 12).