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Our annual patient forum in Cambridge will be held on the 2nd December.
MDS Patient and Family Forum
Friday 2nd December, 2011
This FREE event will be held at the
Cambridge Cancer Help Centre
120 Cambridge Road, Great Shelford CB22 5JT – David Rayner Building at Scotsdales
Beginning 10.30 am – Lunch will be served.
This meeting is free of charge and open to MDS patients and their guests. Patients and their families will have the opportunity to participate in this informal discussion regarding their quality-of-life issues living with MDS. New therapies and patient treatment options will be discussed. You will also be given the opportunity to participate in a question and answer segment.
Our guest speakers will be Dr Dora Foukaneli, Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge and Natasha Jones Specialist Dietitian, Haematology/Palliative Care.
For more information or to register, please call Sophie Wintrich on 020 7733 7558
Sponsored by – MDS UK Patient Support Group; Information material provided by MDS Foundation
A g e n d a
10.30 – 11.00 Welcome and registration process
* Tea/Coffee *
11.00 – 11.30 Introduction to MDS UK activities
Rodney Taylor, Chairman, MDS UK Patient Support Group
11.30 – 11.45 Introduction to Website
Sophie Wintrich – Patient Liaison, MDS UK Patient Support Group
11.45 – 13.15 Patient Forum Discussion – Quality of Life Session
Phyllis Paterson, Haematology Clinical Nurse Specialist, Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge
13.15 – 14.15 Lunch
14.15 – 14.45 “Understanding MDS and Treatments”
Dr Dora Foukaneli, Haematology Consultant, Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge
14.45 – 15.15 “A Healthy Eating Guide and Explaining a Neutropenic Diet”
Natasha Jones, Specialist Dietitian, Haematology/Palliative Care, Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge
15.15 – 15.30 General Questions and Answers Session
Dr Dora Foukaneli, Phyllis Paterson, and Natasha Jones
15.30 – 15.45 Creation of a local Cambridgeshire support circle
For registration, please call Sophie at MDS UK Patient Support Group on
020 7733 7558 or email email@example.com
How to get there:
The Cambridge Cancer Help Centre, 120 Cambridge Road, Great Shelford CB22 5JT
We are conveniently located in the David Rayner Building in Scotsdales Garden Centre.
It is the single-storey building beyond the lawn to the left of the main drive.
The frequent City 7 bus stops near to Scotsdales.
The Cambridge Cancer Help Centre (CCHC) is situated at Scotsdales Nursery & Garden Centre on Cambridge Road between Trumpington and Great Shelford.
To reach the car park nearest to CCHC turn left off the main drive at Scotsdales.