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.

  • Mar11

    Bournemouth Support Group Meeting 11/3/15 – CHANGED LOCATION!

    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 is the second meeting of the Group. Please come and join us to help turn it into a successful group for the region. All local patients are welcome to attend, […]


    Starts: 11 March, 2015 @ 10:30 am

    Ends: 11 March, 2015 @ 1:00 pm

    Place: Menzie’s Hotel - Bournemouth – East Cliff Court, East Overcliff Drive, Bournemouth, BH1 3AN,


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  • Mar09

    MDS UK – AGM

    MDS UK Patient Support Group Our Annual General Meeting will be held prior to our local London Patient Support Group meeting: Date 9th March 2015 Time 2.30pm to 3.30pm Location Cicely Saunders Institute Dinwoodie Meeting RoomKing’s College Hospital London SE5 9RS Agenda and Purpose: To give a Chairman’s report To thank committee members for their […]


    Starts: 9 March, 2015 @ 2:30 pm

    Ends: 9 March, 2015 @ 3:30 pm


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  • Mar09

    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. As with last year – there will […]


    Starts: 9 March, 2015 @ 3:30 am

    Ends: 9 March, 2015 @ 6:30 pm

    Place: Bessemer Road, London SE5 9PJ


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  • Mar07

    MDS Ireland and Northern Ireland Support Group Meeting

    PATIENT TO PATIENT SUPPORT FOR THOSE AFFECTED BY MYELODYSPLASTIC SYNDROMES IN IRELAND & NORTHERN IRELAND   Date: Saturday, 7th March, 2015 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. This is a […]


    Starts: 7 March, 2015 @ 11:00 am

    Ends: 7 March, 2015 @ 2:00 pm

    Place: To be confirmed


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  • Mar03

    Cancer52 Patient Engagement Event

    Cancer52 Patient Engagement Event Tuesday 3 March 2015 – Euston, London NW1   We would like to inform our patients and their families about the upcoming event organised by Cancer52. Please see the invitation from Cancer52 below for further details:   “The inaugural Cancer52 Patient Engagement Event is taking place at the Friends House, Euston, London […]


    Starts: 3 March, 2015 @ 10:00 am

    Ends: 3 March, 2015 @ 4:00 pm

    Place: Friends House, 173-177 Euston Road, NW1 2BJ London


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  • Feb23

    Anglia Group Patient Meeting – 23/02/15

    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: 23 February, 2015 @ 10:30 am

    Ends: 23 February, 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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  • Jan12

    Anglia Group Patient Meeting – 12/01/15

    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 5JT […]


    Starts: 12 January, 2015 @ 10:30 am

    Ends: 12 January, 2015 @ 12:45 am

    Place: Cambridge CB22 5JT


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  • Dec10

    Parliamentary event on rare cancers

    THE HIDDEN MAJORITY – IMPROVING OUTCOMES FOR PEOPLE WITH RARE AND LESS COMMON CANCERS   We would like to inform our patients and their families about this important event to help raise awareness of MDS at parliamentary level. The event is organised by Cancer52 charity and will be hosted by John Baron MP, Chair of the All-Party […]


    Starts: 10 December, 2014 @ 4:00 pm

    Ends: 10 December, 2014 @ 6:00 pm

    Place: Dining Room A, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA


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  • Nov28

    Oxford Regional Group – Next Meeting & Christmas Lunch

    Oxford Regional Group Meeting & Christmas Lunch    Date: Friday 28th November 2014 Time: 10.30 am – 12.30 pm Location: The Maggie’s Centre, Churchill Hospital, Oxford OX3 7LE (Click here for directions)   Please see below a message from Claudia Richards, one of the group facilitators regarding the next Oxford meeting: “All patients in the Oxford and […]


    Starts: 28 November, 2014 @ 10:30 am

    Ends: 28 November, 2014 @ 12:30 am

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


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  • Nov12

    Brand New Bournemouth Group – Meeting on 12/11/14

    We are pleased that we are starting a new Patient Support Group in Bournemouth. All patients, their friends and families are invited to attend.   When:      Wednesday, 12 Nov 2014, 10.30 am to 1 pm Where:    The Grove Hotel, 2 Grove Road, East Cliff, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH1 3AU   Special Guest: Dr Sally Killick, Consultant Haematologist […]


    Starts: 12 November, 2014 @ 10:30 am

    Ends: 12 November, 2014 @ 1:00 pm

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


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