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SOUTHAMPTON REGION MDS SUPPORT GROUP MEETINGS
PATIENTS-TO-PATIENT SUPPORT FOR THOSE AFFECTED BY MDS
Patients and families are invited to attend the Myelodysplastic Syndromes local support group meetings for the Southampton area
Come and talk to other patients, get new information in a non-clinical relaxed atmosphere.
NOVOTEL SOUTHAMPTON, 1 West Quay Road,
Southampton SO15 1RA Tel. 02380 233 113
10.00 Welcome and Introductions
10.15 Update from Dr Chris Dalley on research and trials + Q&A
11.00 CNS Dawn Cousins - Role of CNS + Q&A
11.15 Discussion on future topics
11.20 Tea break
11.30 Update from MDS UK Support Group + call for volunteer coordinators
11.45 Quality of Life Group discussion
12.55 Date of next meeting (provisionally 6th or 13th Feb 2019)
Patients in the Wessex region can also benefit from additional complementary treatments and services, provided free of charge by the Wessex Cancer Trust.
We encourage you to check their website:
www.wessexcancer.org.uk/Pages/Category/centres At all of our free Cancer Support Centres, clients are welcomed by our volunteer befrienders who are equipped to provide information, support and a listening ear.
Our team of specialist counsellors are there to help deal with the emotional impact of cancer and our complementary therapists aim to improve well-being, help with pain management and increase self-confidence
If you have never contacted MDS UK, please contact us for a full Patient Information Pack before attending the Southampton Support Group.
If you can, please tell us if you are coming – this will help us to plan refreshments
If you have not contacted the MDS UK Patient Support Group before and would like to receive a full Patient Information Pack, please contact our Main Office.
MDS UK Main Office
0207 733 7558