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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Revlimid / Lenalidomide for MDS Patients: access in the UK

Are Revlimid and Lenalidomide the same drug? Yes, they are the same drug. Lenalidomide is the active substance in Revlimid. What is Revlimid? Lenalidomide is an immunomodulating agent, which operates on the immune system (the body’s natural defences). It works in a number of different ways: it blocks the development of abnormal cells, prevents the […]

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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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