The RIGHT treatment for the right patient at the right time – a crucial EU initiative

More than 70 participants representing medical specialists and nurses caring for MDS patients, MDS patient advocates, medical researchers and data managers, healthcare authorities, regulators, HTA experts and industry representatives gathered for the first MDS-RIGHT multi-stakeholder meeting on the 3 May 2017 in Valencia, Spain – in conjunction with the biannual MDS 2017 International Symposium. This project […]

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Can Azacitidine be administered at home? The Spanish experience

A new project was trialled for more than two years by nurses from home-care units in Spain: ‘Azacitidine (Vidaza) administration at home’. Now it has been rolled out to include most of the hospitals in Spain administering Azacitidine. It was initially undertaken by nurses, not necessarily haematology nurses, who would visit patients at home usually by taxi […]

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Realising the potential of haematology nurses and allied health professionals

The Haematology Institute Nurses and Allied health Professionals Group is hosting a one day event on 10th July 2017 at the Robens Suite, 29th floor, Tower Wing, Guy’s Hospital London SE1 9RT. The conference will celebrate the current contribution of nursing to the care of patients experiencing haematology disorders. With presentations from notable speakers and leaders […]

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MDS Treatment: What to Expect from a Visit to a Consultant

Dr. Christopher Dalley & Dr. Timothy Chevassut – Haematologists at Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals Trust and Royal Sussex Hospital NHS Trust – give an account of how they discuss diagnosis and treatment with their MDS patients. Watch the video and read the transcript below.

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Second Opinions are Welcomed says Dr. Simone Green

Sophie Wintrich, Chief Executive of the MDS UK Patient Support Group, interviewed Dr. Simone Green – Haematologist at Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals, NHS Trust. Watch the video and read the transcript below. What are the benefits of patients’ groups? What difference does it make to you personally, in your daily consultations, to have a […]

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Watch the videos from the UK MDS Forum Education Day 2016

The following videos come from the annual UK MDS Forum Education Day 2016, which took place in London on 11th November 2016. The day is targeted at all haematologists in the UK and Ireland who deal with MDS patients. Its aim is to provide information and updates on the most advanced scientific and clinical research […]

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