MDS UK

Patient Meetings (Past)

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 below for meetings we held so far.
For Meetings coming up – please click on list on the left column.

  • Oct23

    Essex Group – Regional Patient Meeting – 23/10/14

    Essex Region MDS Support Group Meetings open to MDS patients and their family members or caregivers   Next meeting: When: Thursday, 23 October 2014, 10 am – 12 pm Where: Seminar Room 1, Central Baptist Church, Chelmsford, CM1 1LN. To attend: Please contact Chris Dugmore or the main MDS UK office – details below. Poster to download: ESSEX REGION […]


    Starts: 23 October, 2014 @ 10:00 am

    Ends: 23 October, 2014 @ 12:00 pm

    Place: Central Baptist Church, Chelmsford, CM1 1LN


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  • Oct17

    UK MDS Forum Education Day – for clinicians, nurses and researchers

      UK MDS Forum Education Day for clinicians, nurses and researchers   Patients – please inform your haematologists and nurses about this meeting. Thank you!   When: Friday 17th October 2014, 10 am – 4.40 pm Where: Hallam Conference Centre, 44 Hallam Street, London W1W 6JJ Please see the programme below – to download please clink here:  


    Starts: 17 October, 2014 @ 10:00 am

    Ends: 17 October, 2014 @ 4:40 pm

    Place: Hallam Conference Centre, 44 Hallam Street, London W1W 6JJ


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  • Oct03

    Annual National London Patient Meeting – 3/10/14

    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 send their patients to attend. When: Friday 3th October 2014 10.00 am to 4.00 pm – Lunch will also be served. Where: Beech Suite Royal Lancaster […]


    Starts: 3 October, 2014 @ 10:00 am

    Place: Lancaster Terrace, London W2 2TY


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  • Sep29

    Anglia Group Patient Meeting – 29/09/14

    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 CB22 5JT […]


    Starts: 29 September, 2014 @ 10:30 am

    Ends: 21 September, 2014 @ 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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  • Sep20

    Perth Patient and Carer Conference – Leukaemia CARE

    We are pleased to announce that Leukaemia CARE will be soon holding a conference for patients suffering from blood cancer and their carers. Important – please note:  the event is organised by Leukaemia CARE and is open to all types of malignant haematology/blood cancer patients – not just MDS – so please don’t be surprised to […]


    Starts: 20 September, 2014 @ 10:00 am

    Ends: 20 September, 2014 @ 4:00 pm

    Place: The Station Hotel, 1 Leonard Street, Perth, Scotland, PH2 8HE


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  • Aug29

    Ireland & Northern Ireland – Patient meeting 29/8/14

    PATIENT TO PATIENT SUPPORT FOR THOSE AFFECTED BY MYELODYSPLASTIC SYNDROMES IN IRELAND & NORTHERN IRELAND. Date: Friday, 29th August, 2014 Time: 11.00am -2.00pm Location: Killinarden Enterprise Park, Killinarden Tallaght, Dublin 24 This is an information meeting for MDS patients, family members and friends where heath issues relevant to MDS patients will be discussed.  MDS Ireland & […]


    Starts: 29 August, 2014 @ 11:00 am

    Ends: 29 August, 2014 @ 2:00 pm

    Place: Killinarden Enterprise Park, Killinarden, Tallaght, Dublin 24,


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  • Aug22

    Oxford Group Patient Meeting – 22/08/14

    After a successful relaunch meeting in June, our great Oxford team of nurses and patient coordinators have scheduled another meeting at the newly-opened Maggie’s Centre at Churchill Hospital.   When:      Friday, 22nd August 2014, 10.30 am – 12.30 pm Where:     The Maggie’s Centre, Churchill Hospital, Old Road, OX3 7LE   Meeting led by Kirsty Crozier, […]


    Starts: 22 August, 2014 @ 10:30 am

    Ends: 22 August, 2014 @ 12:30 am

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


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  • Jul25

    Patient and Family Education Day on health, finance and well-being for post-transplant patients – Anthony Nolan

    PATIENT AND FAMILY EDUCATION DAY If you or your loved one has recently had a stem cell or bone marrow transplant, you may benefit from attending this special Patient and Family Education Day organised by Anthony Nolan this summer in London. This full-day event is free of charge and will be filled with helpful workshops, information and […]


    Starts: 25 July, 2014 @ 9:30 am

    Ends: 25 July, 2014 @ 4:00 pm

    Place: Baker Tilly, 2 Bloomsbury Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B 3ST


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  • Jul21

    Anglia Support Group Meeting –

    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 CB22 […]


    Starts: 21 July, 2014 @ 10:30 am

    Ends: 21 July, 2014 @ 12:45 am

    Place: Great Shelford, Cambridge CB22 5JT


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  • Jun14

    Oxford Group Relaunch Meeting – 14/6/14

      All MDS patients, their relatives and friends are welcome to attend Oxford Group Relaunch Meeting This is an opportunity to shape the group and increase local MDS support network. Please join us to get to know one another, share experiences, support each other and gain more information.   When:      Saturday, 14th June 2014, 11.30 am […]


    Starts: 14 June, 2014 @ 11:30 am

    Ends: 14 June, 2014 @ 1:30 pm

    Place: The Talkhouse, Wheatley Road, , Stanton St. John, Oxford, OX33 1EX


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