CHANGE OF DATE!! Glasgow Patient Forum - 22 APRIL 2010

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CHANGE OF DATE!! Glasgow Patient Forum - 22 APRIL 2010

Post by sophie » 16 Feb 2010 18:04

Dear all,our first 2010 Patient Forum will take place in Glasgow - on the 22nd April (postponed from 17th April).
Please find details below.
We will also shortly advertise it on the main website.

This free event will be held at the:

Sherbrooke Castle Hotel
11 Sherbrooke Avenue, Pollokshields, Glasgow G41 4PG

beginning 10.45 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 Mark Drummond, Consultant Haematologist and Natalie Singer, Haematology CNS, The Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre.

A g e n d a

10.15 - 10.45am
Welcome and registration process * Tea/Coffee *

10.45 - 11.00
Introduction to the afternoon presentations and activities
David Hall – Chairman, MDS UK Patient Support Group

11.00 – 11.15
Introduction to Website and Online Discussion Forum
Sophie Wintrich – Patient Liaison, MDS Foundation

11.15 -12.30
Patient Forum Discussion - Quality of Life Session
Natalie Singer, Macmillan Haematology CNS
The Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre
Phyllis Paterson - Haematology Clinical Nurse Specialist
Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge

12.30 - 13.30 Lunch

13.30 – 14.15
“Myelodysplasia: Understanding the Disease & its Treatment”
Mark Drummond, MD, The Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre

14.15 – 14.45
Specialist Nurse presentation
The Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre

14.45 - 15.15
General Questions and Answers Session from Panel
Dr Mark Drummond, Natalie Singer, Phyllis Paterson

15.15 pm Tea

For registration, please call Sophie at The MDS Foundation on
020 7733 7558 or email
Sophie - Patient Liaison
For any queries:
Call 0207 733 7558

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