MDS UK

Patient Meetings – Coming up

We offer two types of informative events to patients and their families:

National Patient and Family Forum Events – all day meeting with formal physician presentations – open to all and free of charge

MDS UK local groups - informal local meetings lasting 2-3 hours – coffee mornings – or late afternoons.

We actively encourage all patients and family members to attend these information and support events.
Read a full definition of these groups on the main Events page.
See details of each meeting coming up below (for past ones see left column).

  • Aug06

    Exeter General Haematology Group Meeting – 06/08/15

    As of now, the Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital is offering a general support group for all haematology-related conditions. It plans to meet the first Thursday of every month, and will be facilitated by Rachel Stewart (Support Specialist), whom some of you will already know. Various topics will be covered, suggested by patients and carers. […]


    Starts: 6 August, 2015 @ 4:30 pm

    Ends: 6 August, 2015 @ 6:00 pm

    Place: Seminar room, Yarty Ward, Haematology Centre, Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital - Wonford , Barrack Road , Exeter EX2 5DW, ,


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  • Aug07

    Essex Support Group meeting – 7/8/15 CHANGED DATE!

    Essex Region MDS Support Group Meetings open to MDS patients and their family members or caregivers   Next meeting: When: Friday, 7th August, 2015 from 10 am -12 pm Where: Seminar Room 1, Central Baptist Church, Victoria Road,  Chelmsford, CM1 1LN   To register: Please contact Chris Dugmore or the main MDS UK office – details below. Poster to […]


    Starts: 7 August, 2015 @ 10:00 am

    Ends: 7 August, 2015 @ 12:00 pm

    Place: Seminar Room 1, Central Baptist Church, Victoria Road, Chelmsford, CM1 1LN


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  • Sep07

    Anglia Group Patient Meeting – 07/09/15

      ANGLIA REGION MDS SUPPORT GROUP MEETINGS PATIENT TO PATIENT SUPPORT FOR THOSE AFFECTED BY MYELODYSPLASTIC SYNDROMES MEETING ON A 6 – 8 WEEK BASIS FOR COFFEE AND A CHAT WITH FELLOW PATIENTS, FRIENDS AND CARERS.   Location: David Rayner Building, Cambridge Cancer Care Centre – Scotsdales Garden Centre, 120 Cambridge Road – Great Shelford, Cambridge […]


    Starts: 7 September, 2015 @ 10:30 am

    Ends: 7 September, 2015 @ 12:45 pm

    Place: David Rayner Building, Cambridge Cancer Care Centre – Scotsdales Garden Centre, 120 Cambridge Road – Great Shelford, Cambridge CB22 5JT


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  • Oct02

    Annual National London Patient Meeting – 2/10/15

    This is our annual information meeting for MDS patients, family members and friends. Please do tell your local haematologist and nurses about this event – and encourage them to tell their patients about it.   When: Friday 2th October 2015, 10.00 am to 16.30 pm Sandwich lunch will be served. Where: Beech Suite, Lancaster London Hotel, Lancaster Terrace, […]


    Starts: 2 October, 2015 @ 10:00 am

    Ends: 2 October, 2015 @ 4:30 pm

    Place: Lancaster London Hotel, Lancaster Terrace, London W2 2TY


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  • Oct09

    Oxford Group Patient Meeting – 9/10/2015 – CHANGED DATE

    OXFORD REGION MDS SUPPORT GROUP MEETINGS PATIENT-TO-PATIENT SUPPORT FOR THOSE AFFECTED BY MYELODYSPLASTIC SYNDROMES When:      Friday, October 9th 2015: 10.30 am – 12.30 pm Where:     The Maggie’s Centre, Churchill Hospital, Old Road, OX3 7LE Meeting led by Kirsty Crozier, Advanced Nurse Practitioner at Churchill Hospital. Please note of the change of date of the next meeting […]


    Starts: 9 October, 2015 @ 10:30 am

    Ends: 9 October, 2015 @ 12:30 am

    Place: The Maggie's Centre, Churchill Hospital, Old Road, OX3 7LE


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  • Oct26

    Anglia Group Patient Meeting – 26/10/15

      ANGLIA REGION MDS SUPPORT GROUP MEETINGS PATIENT TO PATIENT SUPPORT FOR THOSE AFFECTED BY MYELODYSPLASTIC SYNDROMES MEETING ON A 6 – 8 WEEK BASIS FOR COFFEE AND A CHAT WITH FELLOW PATIENTS, FRIENDS AND CARERS.   Location: David Rayner Building, Cambridge Cancer Care Centre – Scotsdales Garden Centre, 120 Cambridge Road – Great Shelford, Cambridge […]


    Starts: 26 October, 2015 @ 10:30 am

    Ends: 26 October, 2015 @ 12:45 am

    Place: David Rayner Building, Cambridge Cancer Care Centre – Scotsdales Garden Centre, 120 Cambridge Road – Great Shelford, Cambridge CB22 5JT


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  • Nov07

    Manchester MDS Patient Forum November 2015

    This is our first Manchester information meeting for MDS patients, family members and friends. Please do tell your local haematologist and nurses about this event – and encourage them to tell their patients about it. If there is sufficient interest and patient attendance, we hope to repeat this Manchester Forum on an annual basis. We […]


    Starts: 7 November, 2015 @ 10:00 am

    Ends: 7 November, 2015 @ 4:30 pm

    Place: The Christie NHS Foundation Trust, Wilmslow road, Manchester M20 4BX


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  • Nov09

    MDS, AA, AML – London Local Patient Meeting at KCH

    Patients and families are invited to attend the Myelodysplastic Syndromes & Aplastic Anaemia & Acute Myeloid Leukaemia local support group meetings for the London area at King’s College Hospital London. This is a greater London specific meeting. You do not need to be a King’s patient to attend. 3rd and last meeting of the year […]


    Starts: 9 November, 2015 @ 3:30 pm

    Ends: 9 November, 2015 @ 6:30 pm

    Place: Bessemer Road, London SE5 9PJ


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  • Nov11

    Bournemouth Group Meeting – 11/11/15

    BOURNEMOUTH MDS SUPPORT GROUP MEETINGS PATIENT-TO-PATIENT SUPPORT FOR THOSE AFFECTED BY MYELODYSPLASTIC SYNDROMES WEDNESDAY MEETINGS EVERY 4 MONTHS FOR COFFEE AND A CHAT    Please come and join us to help turn it into a successful group for the region. All local patients are welcome to attend, as are relatives and friends. This is an […]


    Starts: 11 November, 2015 @ 10:30 am

    Ends: 11 November, 2015 @ 1:00 pm

    Place: The Grove Hotel, 2 Grove Road, East Cliff, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH1 3AU


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  • Dec07

    Anglia Group Patient Meeting – 07/12/15

      ANGLIA REGION MDS SUPPORT GROUP MEETINGS PATIENT TO PATIENT SUPPORT FOR THOSE AFFECTED BY MYELODYSPLASTIC SYNDROMES MEETING ON A 6 – 8 WEEK BASIS FOR COFFEE AND A CHAT WITH FELLOW PATIENTS, FRIENDS AND CARERS.   Location: David Rayner Building, Cambridge Cancer Care Centre – Scotsdales Garden Centre, 120 Cambridge Road – Great Shelford, Cambridge […]


    Starts: 7 December, 2015 @ 10:30 am

    Ends: 7 December, 2015 @ 12:45 pm

    Place: David Rayner Building, Cambridge Cancer Care Centre – Scotsdales Garden Centre, 120 Cambridge Road – Great Shelford, Cambridge CB22 5JT


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