How to measure for your bra size at home

Need help finding correct size? People are getting in touch lately as they are needing new bras and unsure what size they are. It is tricky at present due to all the current restrictions in place and lingerie shops being closed. Linnoco have done a quick video showing you how to measure yourself at home and how to use these measurements to work out your bra size. It is advisable to wear a soft bra while doing the measurements, not a t-shirt bra as this may give you a larger measurement due to the padding in the cups. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9FErLENsQy0 If […]

Compression and pregnancy

Pregnancy & Vascular Issues Medi compression garments can be used to reduce the risk of thrombois, varicose veins and to manage swollen legs during pregnancy . Here is some information from Medi about how and why these compression garments can allow you to enjoy your pregnancy. Of course it is always important to report and discuss leg swelling or other symptoms with your doctor as soon as you notice them to out rule serious complications  Venous stress in pregnancy Many women suffer from heavy, tired or swollen legs in pregnancy. The cause is the alterations in hormone balance that lead to the […]

Compression garments for legs

Compression stockings and tights can be used for many different reasons. Do you have tired, achy legs? Do you want to reduce your risk of injury? Do you have swollen legs? Compression Wear is used to manage lymphoedema, lipoedema, vascular problems, wound care, post surgery or injury and during pregnancy may help reduce fluid retention as well as the issue of varicose veins. Find out more about compression garments at follow the link below https://linnoco.com/product-category/compression-wear/

Meet the lingerie retailers providing ‘virtual’ fittings

IRISH COUNTRY LIVING | 07 OCT 2020 Meet the lingerie retailers providing ‘virtual’ fittings Maria Moynihan Since COVID, many shops have adapted to survive, including lingerie. Maria Moynihan speaks to Bridget Kearney and Sasha Roche Kelly, who continue to provide support to Irish women; in every sense    LINNOCO   Sasha Roche Kelly of Linnoco. \ Ger Hore   Another person providing a virtual fitting service is Sasha Roche Kelly of Linnoco, a leading supplier of mastectomy bras and prostheses, based in Co Wexford. With a background in oncology nursing, working with Wexford General Hospital for 10 years prior to retraining as […]

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Cancer and the financial burden of a diagnosis

A cancer diagnosis can bring with it a financial burden for both the patient and their caregivers. Each social group is vulnerable. The combined reduction in income along with extra health care costs and associated costs like fuel, heating, travel costs has a wide ranging consequence for the cancer patient and their families. Bills and cost can be hard to manage so it is important to get as much advise and seek assistance as soon as issues arise. Coping with medical expenses If you are diagnosed with cancer you are entitled to free tests and treatment in hospital, but you […]

NCCP Ireland

National Cancer Control Programme Cancer prevention, diagnosis and treatment, is a major healthcare challenge. The National Cancer Control Programme works with health service providers to prevent cancer, treat cancer, and increase survival and quality of life for those who develop cancer, by converting the knowledge gained through research, surveillance and outcome evaluation into strategies and actions. Regional Cancer Services The NCCP is responsible for overseeing national services for the treatment of cancer.  These treatments include surgery, radiotherapy and systemic anti-cancer therapy (SACT).  An early priority for the NCCP was the establishment of designated cancer centres for cancer surgery. The majority, but […]

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