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.

  • Sep03

    Exeter General Haematology Group Meeting – 03/09/15

    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. Details of the September’s […]


    Starts: 3 September, 2015 @ 4:30 pm

    Ends: 3 September, 2015 @ 6:00 pm

    Place: Haematology Centre (Seminar room, Yarty Ward), Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital, 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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  • 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: Haematology Centre (Seminar room, Yarty Ward), Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital, Barrack Road, Exeter, EX2 5DW


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  • Jul20

    Anglia Group Patient Meeting – 20/07/15

      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: 20 July, 2015 @ 10:30 am

    Ends: 20 July, 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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  • Jul10

    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 Leicester. This full-day event is free of charge and will be filled with helpful workshops, information and advice to […]


    Starts: 10 July, 2015 @ 9:30 am

    Ends: 10 July, 2015 @ 4:00 pm

    Place: Rivermead House 7 Lewis Court, Grove Park Leicester LE19 1SD


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  • Jul08

    Bournemouth Support Group Meeting 8/7/15

      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   This our most recently created Group. Please come and join this meeting to help turn it into a successful group for the region. All local patients are welcome to attend, […]


    Starts: 8 July, 2015 @ 10:30 am

    Ends: 8 July, 2015 @ 1:00 pm

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


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  • Jun29

    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. Second meeting of the year – held […]


    Starts: 29 June, 2015 @ 3:30 pm

    Ends: 29 June, 2015 @ 6:30 pm

    Place: Bessemer Road, London SE5 9PJ


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  • Jun19

    Oxford Support Group Meeting – 19/06/15

    OXFORD REGION MDS SUPPORT GROUP MEETINGS PATIENT-TO-PATIENT SUPPORT FOR THOSE AFFECTED BY MYELODYSPLASTIC SYNDROMES   When:      Friday, June 19th 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. Light refreshments will be provided. Other 2015 meeting dates […]


    Starts: 19 June, 2015 @ 10:30 am

    Ends: 19 June, 2015 @ 12:30 pm

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


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  • Jun08

    Anglia Group Patient Meeting – 08/06/15

      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: 8 June, 2015 @ 10:30 am

    Ends: 8 June, 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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  • Apr13

    Anglia Group Patient Meeting – 13/04/15

    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 CB22 […]


    Starts: 13 April, 2015 @ 10:30 am

    Ends: 13 April, 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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