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.

  • Apr25

    Anglia MDS Local Patient Meeting – DATE CHANGE! 25/04/16

    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. DATE CHANGE! Meeting scheduled for the 25th APRIL (not May as previously announced – apologies for any inconvenience) Time: 10.30 am […]


    Starts: 25 April, 2016 @ 10:30 am

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


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  • Apr20

    Cancer52 Parliamentary Event

    You are Invited Please join us to attend this very exciting event at the House of Commons to raise awareness of MDS and other rare or less common cancers. We encourage you to bring a family member, or a carer, and we will arrange for you to meet your MP at this event. Please come […]


    Starts: 20 April, 2016 @ 4:00 pm

    Place: House of Commons, St Margarets St, London SW1A 0AA


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  • Apr12

    Essex Support Group Meeting 12/04/16 (+ speaker on blood transfusions)

    Essex Region MDS Support Group Meetings Open to MDS patients and their family members or caregivers Next meeting: When: Tuesday, 12th April 2016 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.  Message from Chris […]


    Starts: 12 April, 2016 @ 10:00 am

    Ends: 12 April, 2016 @ 12:00 pm

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


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  • Mar18

    Oxford Group Patient Meeting – 18/03/16

    OXFORD REGION MDS SUPPORT GROUP MEETINGS PATIENT-TO-PATIENT SUPPORT FOR THOSE AFFECTED BY MYELODYSPLASTIC SYNDROMES When:       Friday, March 18: 10.30 am – 12.30 pm Where:     The Maggie’s Centre, Churchill Hospital, Old Road, OX3 7LE Other 2016 meetings: June 10, September 16, December 02. The meeting will be led by Kirsty Crozier (Advanced Nurse Practitioner at Churchill […]


    Starts: 18 March, 2016 @ 10:30 am

    Ends: 18 March, 2016 @ 12:30 pm

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


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  • Mar09

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

    MDS, AA, AML – London Local Patient Meeting at KCH PLEASE NOTE CHANGE OF VENUE ! (2 minute walk from previous meeting location). 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. Meetings are […]


    Starts: 9 March, 2016 @ 3:30 pm

    Ends: 9 March, 2016 @ 6:30 pm

    Place: King's College Hospital - Weston Education Centre, Cutcombe Road, London SE5 9RJ


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  • Mar09

    Bournemouth MDS Local Group Meeting – 09/03/16

    BOURNEMOUTH MDS LOCAL SUPPORT GROUP MEETINGS PATIENT-TO-PATIENT SUPPORT FOR THOSE AFFECTED BY MYELODYSPLASTIC SYNDROMES WEDNESDAY MEETINGS EVERY 4 MONTHS FOR COFFEE AND A CHAT Come join this growing and energetic group for this region. All local patients are welcome to attend, as are relatives and friends. This is an opportunity to get to know one […]


    Starts: 9 March, 2016 @ 10:30 am

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


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  • Mar07

    Anglia MDS Local Patient Meeting 07/03/16

    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. Time: 10.30 am – 12.45 pm Location: David Rayner Building, Cambridge Cancer Care Centre – Scotsdales Garden Centre, 120 Cambridge Road – […]


    Starts: 7 March, 2016 @ 10:30 am

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


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  • Feb27

    MDS Ireland Meeting 27/02/16

    MDS-POSTER-IRELAND 27th February 2016 Patient-to-patient support for those affected by Myelodysplastic Syndromes (bone marrow failure) Date:     Saturday, 27th February, 2016 Time:     11.00am -3.00pm Where:    The Post Graduate Centre, Adelaide and Meath Hospital, Tallaght, Dublin 24 This is an information meeting for MDS patients, family members and friends. This is a growing MDS […]


    Starts: 27 February, 2016 @ 11:00 am

    Place: The Post Graduate Centre, Adelaide and Meath Hospital, Tallaght, Dublin 24


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  • Jan27

    Post-ASH Highlights Meeting / London (Clinicians)

    PLEASE NOTE: THIS IS A SEMINAR FOR CLINICIANS, NOT PATIENTS ! . However: patients should encourage their haematologists to attend if at all possible. We suggest you print the invitation and hand it to your haematologist or nurse, on our (MDS UK Patient Support Group) request. . Post-ASH Meeting / Significant Highlights Wednesday 27th January […]


    Starts: 27 January, 2016 @ 8:45 am

    Ends: 27 January, 2016 @ 5:30 pm

    Place: School of Oriental & African Studies, Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG


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  • Jan26

    Post-ASH Highlights Meeting / Manchester (Clinicians)

    PLEASE NOTE: THIS IS A SEMINAR FOR CLINICIANS, NOT PATIENTS ! . However: patients should encourage their haematologists to attend if at all possible. We suggest you print the invitation and hand it to your haematologist or nurse, on our (MDS UK Patient Support Group) request. . Post-ASH Meeting / Significant Highlights Tuesday 26th January […]


    Starts: 26 January, 2016 @ 8:45 am

    Ends: 26 January, 2016 @ 5:30 pm

    Place: Manchester Town Hall, Albert Square, Manchester, M60 2LA


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