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MDS UK will offer 20 travel grants to Edinburgh - for those in the rest of the UK who would otherwise struggle to attend this special Forum.
This forum is held in conjunction with the 11th International MDS Symposium.
Friday 20th May 2011
A g e n d a
09.00 – 09.30 Welcome and registration process
* Tea/Coffee *
09.30 - 10.15 Introduction to the programme of events and activities of the support groups
David Hall – Chairman, MDS UK Patient Support Group
Rodney Taylor – Deputy Chairman, MDS UK
Sophie Wintrich – Patient Liaison, MDS UK
10.15 - 12.00 Patient Forum Discussion - Quality of Life Session
Natalie Singer, CNS, Beatson Oncology Centre, Glasgow
Jeff Horn, CNS, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Scotland.
Phyllis Paterson, CNS, Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge
12.00 - 1300 Lunch
13.00 - 13.40 “What exactly is MDS, symptoms and how it is diagnosed”
Dr Sally Killick, Consultant Haematologist
Royal Bournemouth Hospital Foundation Trust, UK
13.40 - 14.20 “Current Treatments in MDS, the Scottish Perspective.”
Dr Dominic Culligan, Consultant Haematologist
Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Scotland.
14.20 - 15.00 “Understanding Clinical Trials and what is available”
Dr Mark Drummond, Consultant Haematologist and Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer
Beatson Oncology Centre, Glasgow, Scotland
15.00 - 15.30 General Questions and Answers Session from Panel
Dr S Killick, Dr D Culligan, Dr M Drummond,
Natalie Singer, Jeff Horn and Phyllis Paterson
For registration, please call Sophie on 020 7733 7558
or email firstname.lastname@example.org – Web http://www.mdspatientsupport.org.uk
Please specify dietary requirements
Please contact me for travel grants
For any queries:
Call 0207 733 7558
Please do not send me PM messages on this forum - I do not check it often.
This forum is purely for patient to patient communications. Thanks for your help.
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