Click here for an explanation of what a PICC line does and how it is inserted.
Every PICC-Me sleeve is made here in the UK
Our stretch and lace sleeves are made from a Polyester/Elastane blend
Our sleeve images are taken in studio quality conditions with good lighting. We want our colours to be shown as close to reality as we can reasonably achieve. Unfortunately computer, tablet and mobile screens can subtly change the presentation of colours and so there might be some variation between the colour you have seen and the sleeve when it arrives. If you find a sleeve is not the colour that you expected, we will happily exchange or refund your purchase.
No. PICC-Me Sleeves are not waterproof and should be removed before showering, bathing and sleeping.
Click here for Washing & Care Instructions
The clear, sterile dressing applied over your PICC line may have a glossy surface which can cause your PICC line sleeve to slip. If this does occur, we recommend that PICC-Me sleeves are worn over the tubular stretch covering supplied by your ward or community nurse. However, if your sleeve regularly slips down, you may need a smaller size. IMPORTANT: Your PICC-Me sleeve should be comfortable to wear without being overly tight or restrictive. If you are in any doubt about the comfort, fit or application of your PICC-Me sleeve, please ask your doctor, ward or community nurse who can guide you as to the best care for your PICC line.
If your sleeve rolls over on the top edge, your sleeve may be too small. We occasionally have requests for longer sleeves when our customers have found the upper edge rolling down. The solution is usually to have one size larger.
Follow our Sizing Guide to get the right fit. Click here
We often get requests for sleeves with well known characters from Marvel Comics, Harry Potter etc. Unfortunately these images are subject to very strict copyright laws and pre-printed stretch fabrics with properly accredited images are very rarely available. We know from experience that transfers and ‘stick-ons’ tend not to work on our stretch fabrics. So, we are not able to supply sleeves with character images.
PICC-Me Sleeves are designed as a fashion accessory to provide you with an attractive cover for your PICC line. They allow you, as far as possible, to hide your PICC line or, should you wish, to make as bold a statement as you possibly can – it’s entirely up to you. Having therapy doesn’t mean you can’t be fashionable.
PICC-Me Sleeves are not medical devices. They do not have a therapeutic effect. They are not intended to provide compression of the PICC line site.
We usually recommend they are worn over any covering, support or protection provided by your healthcare professionals.