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02 Jun 2014

MDS, AA, AML Local patient meetings – London – King’s College Hospital

When is this event:

Date: 02/06/2014
3:00 pm




King’s College Hospital
Denmark Hill
London, SE5 9RS United Kingdom
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Patients and families are invited to attend the Myelodysplastic Syndromes & Aplastic Anaemia local support group meetings for the London area at King’s College Hospital London.

Please note we have extended this group to AML patients and relatives as well!

This is a greater London specific meeting.
As with last year – there will be 3 such meetings in 2014 – held KCH clinic days – for MDS and AA to make it easier for people to attend.

Wednesday 5th March 2014, 5pm to 7.30pm
Monday 2th June 2014, 3pm to 6pm
Monday 27th October 2014, 3pm to 6pm

Dinwoodie Rooms 1&2, Ground Floor, Cicely Saunders Institute, Bessemer Road, London SE5 9PJ

Special Speakers
Philip Alexander, Counsellor @ KCH – will talk about relaxation techniques and how to overcome feelings of anxiety

Attending the meetings

MDS and AA haematologists from King’s College Hospital (whenever possible)

Professor Judith Marsh
Professor Ghulam Mufti
Dr Austin Kulasekararaj

Clinical specialist nurses for MDS and AA

Nana Benson-Quarm, CNS Aplastic Anaemia
Geke Ong, CNS MDS
Janet Hayden, CNS MDS

Also present

Anna Martin, CE, Aplastic Anaemia Trust
Bryony Dettmar, Patient Support, Aplastic Anaemia Trust
Rodney Taylor, Chairman, MDS UK Patient Support Group
Sophie Wintrich, CE, MDS UK Patient Support Group, AA Registry Manager

Usual Agenda:

Presentation followed by tea/coffee.
Question and Answer session
Discussion session for all attendees – get to know each other

If you can – please let us know you are coming by calling Nana on 0203 299 7663 or Sophie on 0207 733 7558
But feel free to just turn up on the day – you will be very welcome

We hope to see you there!

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