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09 Mar 2015

MDS, AA, AML – London Local Patient Meeting at KCH

When is this event::

Date: 09/03/2015
3:30 am



Patients and families are invited to attend the Myelodysplastic Syndromes & Aplastic Anaemia & Acute Myeloid Leukaemia local support group meetings for the London area at King’s College Hospital London.

This is a greater London specific meeting. You do not need to be a King’s patient to attend.

As with last year – there will be 3 such meetings in 2015 – held after KCH clinic days – for MDS, AA and AML to make it easier for people to attend.

Monday 9th March 2015, 3.30pm to 6.30pm
Monday 29th June 2015, 3.30pm to 6.30pm
Monday 9th November 2015, 3.30pm to 6.30pm

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

Special Speakers:
Nicholas Lea, Head of the Diagnostic Molecular Haemato-Oncology at King’s College Hospital, who will deliver a presentation on the role and meaning of genetic mutations within MDS; and their prognostic potential in future.

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 Partridge, Patient Support, Aplastic Anaemia Trust
Rodney Taylor, Chairman, MDS UK Patient Support Group
Sophie Wintrich, CE, MDS UK Patient Support Group

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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