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02 Dec 2011

Cambridge Forum

When is this event:

Date: 02/12/2011
10:30 am - 4:00 pm




Cambridge Cancer Help Centre
120 Cambridge Rd
Cambridge, Cambridge CB22 5JT United Kingdom
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Our annual patient forum in Cambridge will be held on the 2nd December.

MDS Patient and Family Forum

Cambridge, UK 

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

Email swintrich@mds-foundation.org – Website www.mdspatientsupport.org.uk

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 swintrich@mds-foundation.org

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.

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