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.

  • Mar31

    Anglia Local patient meeting – 31/03/2014

    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. MEETINGS TO TAKE PLACE: David Rayner Building, Cambridge Cancer Care Centre - Scotsdales Garden Centre, 120 Cambridge Road - Great Shelford, Cambridge CB22 […]


    Starts: 31 March, 2014 @ 10:30 am

    Place: Great Shelford, Cambridge CB22 5JT


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  • Mar14

    NEW – Kent Local Group

    NEW! – 2014 Kent Group This is our brand new local support group starting for the Kent region. When: Friday 14 March 2014 – 4pm to 6 pm Where: Charing Parish Hall, Station Road, Charing – TN27 0JA (Station Rd is the continuation from Pluckley Road towards the north) To attend: Please contact MDS UK […]


    Starts: 14 March, 2014 @ 4:00 pm

    Ends: 14 March, 2014 @ 6:00 pm

    Place: Station Road, Charing TN27 0JA, UK


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  • Mar13

    Essex Group – Regional Patient Meeting –

    Regional Patient Group – Essex When: 10am – 12noon, Thursday 13th March 2014 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 SUPPORT GROUP POSTER130314 Speaker: Pauline Bird – Clinical Manager of the Nutrition […]


    Starts: 13 March, 2014 @ 10:00 am

    Place: Central Baptist Church, Chelmsford, CM1 1LN


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  • Mar05

    MDS, AA, AML Local patient meetings 2014 – London

    NEW SPEAKER! Patients and families are invited to attend the Myelodysplastic Syndromes & Aplastic Anaemia local support group meetings for the London area at King’s College Hospital London. Please note we have extended this group to AML patients and relatives as well! This is a greater London specific meeting. As with last year – there […]


    Starts: 5 March, 2014 @ 5:00 pm

    Place: Bessemer Road, London SE5 9PJ


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  • Feb28

    Dublin Patient Support Meeting – on Rare Disease Day

     MDS Support Group Meeting  – DUBLIN on RARE DISEASE DAY 2014 Patient-to-patient support for those affected by Myelodysplastic Syndromes (bone marrow failure) Full poster: MDS-POSTER-IRELAND 28th feb Date: Friday, 28th February, 2014 Time: 11.00am -2.00pm Where: Killinarden Enterprise Park, Killinarden, Tallaght, Dublin 24 This is an information meeting for MDS patients, family members and friends. […]


    Starts: 28 February, 2014 @ 11:00 am

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


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  • Feb24

    MDS Nurse Education Meeting – Manchester

    Educational Meeting for Nurses Haematology: Myelodysplasia &Myeloproliferative Neoplasms Patients – please inform your nurses about this meeting! Thank you When: Monday 24th February 2014 Where: Education Centre (Dept 17), The Christie, Manchester, M20 4BX Suitable For: Nursing staff working in haematology oncology with a good basic knowledge Full agenda: Haem (MDS) – 24th Feb 2014 […]


    Starts: 24 February, 2014 @ 9:00 am

    Place: The Christie, Manchester, M20 4BX


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  • Jan20

    Anglia local group – 2014 meeting dates

    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. MEETINGS TO TAKE PLACE: David Rayner Building, Cambridge Cancer Care Centre - Scotsdales Garden Centre, 120 Cambridge Road - Great Shelford, Cambridge CB22 […]


    Starts: 20 January, 2014 @ 10:30 am

    Place: Great Shelford, Cambridge CB22 5JT


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  • Nov28

    Regional MDS Patient meeting – Essex

    When: 10am – 12noon, Thursday 28th November 2013 Where: Seminar Room 1, Central Baptist Church, Chelmsford, CM1 1LN To attend: Please contact Chris Dugmore or the main MDS UK office – details below. Message from Chris – our local organiser: We are pleased to invite you to the next meeting of the MDS Patient Support Group (Essex). As well as […]


    Starts: 28 November, 2013 @ 10:00 am

    Ends: 28 November, 2013 @ 12:00 am

    Place: Central Baptist Church, Chelmsford, CM1 1LN


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  • Nov22

    MDS Specialists meeting

    This meeting is destined to physicians, researchers and nurses working in MDS. Please inform your haematologist about it. UK MDS Forum Education Day Friday 22 November 2013 Royal College of Pathologists, 2 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AF PDF version to print: UK MDS Forum 22 Nov 2013 – Programme 10.30 Registration and Coffee Chair: […]


    Starts: 22 November, 2013 @ 10:30 am

    Place: 2 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AF


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  • Nov18

    UPDATE – Anglia Regional meeting – 18/11/13

    Clinician visit! 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. MEETINGS TO TAKE PLACE: David Rayner Building, Cambridge Cancer Care Centre - Scotsdales Garden Centre, 120 Cambridge Road - Great […]


    Starts: 18 November, 2013 @ 10:30 am

    Place: Scotsdales Garden Centre, 120 Cambridge Road, Great Shelford, Cambridge CB22 5JT, ,


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