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Doctor-Patient Summit Oxford July 16th -100+ already booked- join us!

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The Doctor-Patient Summit is on Sunday 16th July at St Catherine's College, Oxford. This will be led by Dr Jaimal Kothari of Oxford UT Hospitals. Leading WM specialists speak, individual 'meet the doctor' sessions and more! Booking is online, or by post. There is some single bed college ensuite accommodation available at £80 including breakfast - make a weekend of it, and one or two doubles at £110. There likewise may also be a possibility of dinner in College on Saturday Night at £26. If you have questions please contact us, not the College though! Any difficulties in booking just email us at info@wmuk.org.uk
Stop press: more than 100 booked already!

WM summit _July2017.pdf

Here is the programme, subject to revision. You can download a pdf version by clicking here.  To Book go to Buy Items and Book Events.

     WMUK Patient - Doctor Summit    

     Sunday 16th July 2017   St Catharine’s College, Oxford  OX1 3UJ


    All are welcome - WM patients, Clinicians Families and Carers

             Thriving, not just surviving, with WM

0845- 0940                 Registration & coffee - Main foyer.  Sign up for breakout /ask the doctor-lite sessions.

 NB: Special early breakout session for newly diagnosed/untreated/watch and wait patients
0900 – 0940              WM – what is it? The reasons to treat/ what is watch and wait, 1st line treatment options. Dr Chris Hatton, Consultant, Oxford University Hospitals

0945 – 1000             All: Welcome and introduction:   Dr Jam Kothari, Oxford University Hospitals

1000 – 1030             WM: Turning scientific developments into clinical success.     Dr Shirley D’Sa, University College London, Hospital

1030 – 1100             The  psychological effects of living with chronic malignancy     Dr Iain Jordan, Psychiatrist, Oxford University Hospitals

1100 – 1120              Coffee:  Foyer

1120 – 1150               Clinical Trials : What, how and why    Dr Graham Collins, Oxford University Hospitals

1150 – 1215              Clinical Trials in WM, the current state of play    Dr Roger Owen, Leeds University Teaching Hospital

1215 – 1255              The treatment of relapsed WM, -2nd line treatment onwards    Dr Helen McCarthy, Royal Bournemouth Hospital

1300 – 1400                Lunch, College Hall     (sit down served meal served in College Refectory at 1pm)

1400 – 1430               Patient Tales (Patients post-transplant, on clinical trial, newly diagnosed, on BTK inhibitors).  Led by Dr Harriet Scorer  WMUK Trustee

1430 – 1500                Peripheral neuropathy & autoimmune complications in WM    Dr Jam Kothari, Oxford University Hospitals

                                             BREAKOUT SESSIONS (in parallel)   1500 - 1545

                         1. Stem Cell Transplantation in WM - led by Dr Chara Kyriakou, UCLH   

                         2. ‘Younger’ patients with WM- led by Dr Shirley D’Sa, UCLH &  Helen Mee,Lymphoma Association.
     How old is a ‘young’ WM patient? A self-selecting workshop.   Supporting those diagnosed of working age, with younger families etc 

3. Keeping well whilst living with cancer – led by:  Ruth Green BSc.

1530 ish                                 coffee available in Foyer

1545 – 1700                         ‘Meet the Doctor Lite’ - breakout sessions for 5-6 minute one to one discussion on any one aspect of your care with a member of the WM expert clinical team. Sign up by 1300!

1700                                         End of Summit.  Please complete a feedback form before you go and leave at registration desk!

Cost: £31-00 per person,  Children under 16 free.   This includes served lunch in College Refectory, tea, coffee etc. Please book online below.   Please carefully read the instructions for giving your details on the payment page as these generate the badges.  Most credit/debit cards or Paypal accepted. Payment by cheque: please make cheques to WMUK, writing the names of the attendees on the reverse (indicating who is the patient, vegetarians etc) and an email address for acknowledgement. Postal payment: Send to WMUK, 44 Beresford Road London E4 6EE. No tickets or refunds can be issued. Please just turn up, sign up and collect your badge.    There is only Disabled Parking at the College.  

If you would like to book accommodation at the college on Saturday night or have dinner on Saturday night, please send us an email or message via the site, and we will get back to you. First come, first served.

WMUK has a policy that nobody should be excluded from support due to their circumstances. If you genuinely feel that paying is a problem (for instance if you want to bring a large family group), please raise a confidential note via the website, or email us with your circumstances and Trustees will look sympathetically at your request.