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L&R has more than 160 years of experience producing outstanding wound care and compression therapy products.

Lohmann & Rauscher

We are a global company yet still have the values of a family-run business.

Our vision for the future reflects our heritage and traditions: to shape the healthcare market by working with our customers to develop practical products with a focus on outstanding quality.

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L&R here in the UK used to be called Activa Healthcare. Activa became part of the L&R family in 2008. L&R does not consider itself as solely a manufacturer and distributor, but as a preferred problem solver and reliable partner to our customers.

Proud supporters

L&R are proud supporters of these organisations.

Legs Matter

Legs Matter

Legs Matter campaign is to raise awareness and understanding of conditions of the lower leg and foot, and to ensure the timely and effective care of them amongst the public and healthcare professionals.

Cavell Nurses’ Trust

Cavell Nurses’ Trust

Cavell Nurses’ Trust provides support for UK nurses, midwives and healthcare assistants, both working and retired, when they’re suffering personal or financial hardship – often because of illness, disability, domestic abuse and the effects of older age.

The Tissue Viability Society

The Tissue Viability Society

The Tissue Viability Society (TVS) started as a regional group in 1979, becoming a national society in 1981 and gaining its charitable status in the mid 1990s. Today it is an independent registered charity run by a body of Trustees.

The Lindsay Leg Club Foundation

The Lindsay Leg Club Foundation

The Leg Club Foundation is a not-for-profit organisation committed to promoting the wellbeing of people with leg-related problems, regardless of age. Formed as a registered charity in 2005 it acts as an umbrella organisation to promote and support health promotion initiatives including raising awareness of preventative management of all aspects of lower limb disease amongst the public.

The British Lymphology Society (BLS)

The British Lymphology Society (BLS)

The British Lymphology Society (BLS) is an organisation for healthcare professionals involved in managing patients with lymphoedema/chronic oedema. It provides a strong professional voice for members and seeks to achieve high standards of care, raise awareness of the condition and promote early detection and intervention.

The Lymphoedema Support Network

The Lymphoedema Support Network

The Lymphoedema Support Network is a registered charity and the UK's national patient support organisation for lymphoedema. The Lymphoedema Support Network (LSN) educates and supports other patients with this condition by providing a high standard of information and promoting self-help.

Wound Care Alliance

Wound Care Alliance

Wound Care Alliance are a charitable organisation providing training and education by experienced wound care professionals which can then be applied in any care setting. The primary objective of the Wound Care Alliance UK is the development and promotion of multi-disciplinary best practice in the prevention, assessment, management and maintenance of wounds

The Leg Ulcer Forum

The Leg Ulcer Forum

The Leg Ulcer Forum is a dedicated executive comprising specialist practitioners and educationalists involved in clinical and education practice. The Leg Ulcer Forum also has a network of committees in Scotland and Ireland as well as key links to Wales ensuring evidence based practice is promoted throughout the UK.

The Society for Vascular Nursing

The Society for Vascular Nursing

The Society for Vascular Nursing (SVN) is a not-for-profit organisation for vascular nurses throughout the UK. Through a culture of sharing, they promote excellence in clinical practice, education and research. The SVN ethos is to ensure that members have access to education and support ensuring vascular nurses have the correct foundation to provide optimal care for patients with vascular disease.

SDMA

L&R is a member of the SDMA (Surgical Dressing Manufacturers Association). By becoming a member L&R is committed to:

  • Promoting high professional standards of business practice
  • Ensuring these standards are known to our customers
  • Encouraging the development and safe use of products in healthcare markets
  • Ensuring that purchases are made on the basis of merit and fitness for purpose
  • Being proactive about self regulation and anti-bribery procedures

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