Links to Fashion and Further Support

Some useful links to fashion brands specialising in mastectomy, lumpectomy and reconstruction, as well as further links to other support groups available to help you.

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Amoena – Masectomy Wear

Amoena mastectomy wear also produce a very informative FREE magazine a couple of times a year. Visit their website to sign up to their newsletter and get 10% off your next order. You’ll also receive advanced notice of sales, and special offers that are tailored just for you.

Eloise Lingerie and Swimwear

Eloise – Breast Surgery Lingerie and Swimwear

Eloise has been providing women who have had various forms of breast surgery, including full or partial mastectomies or lumpectomies with beautiful lingerie and swimwear since 1994.  Our range includes the latest fashions from brands Anita, Royce and more! Initially established by a Breast Care Nurse, Eloise understand your needs and pride themselves in offering a personal service to every one of our customers.

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Bedfordshire Hospital Primrose Unit

The oncology services at Bedford Hospital are based in the dedicated oncology unit: The Primrose Unit, which was funded by Bedford Hospitals Charity, in liaison with Macmillan Cancer Support and opened in 2003. The unit provides a full complement of high quality, clinical and support services.

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Lymphoedema Support Network

If you are suffering from or worried about Lymphoedema please take a look at their website.

You can email them at [email protected]. If you don’t have internet access you can contact their Information and Support line on 020 7351 4480. They will send you a free information pack. LSN is a registered charity run by people who live with lymphoedema and is the largest information provider about the condition in the UK.

Bedford Daycare Hospice

This is an independent charity working with other organisations providing holistic care and support for patients over 18 with cancer and other life-limiting illnesses who are registered with a North or Mid-Beds GP.  They offer counselling as well as complementary therapies, chair-based exercises and relaxation.  It is located in a large Victorian house in Linden Road not far from a bus stop.

Visit their website or call 01234 352 015 for more information.

MS Therapy Centre

The MS Therapy Centre in Barkers Lane has hats and facinators for that special occasion. So before you spend a fortune on buying one, give them a ring on 01234 325781, you will also be supporting a worth while local charity.  Their shop, Deja Vu, is open from 10-2.30pm Monday to Thursday.