Patients’ Forum Edinburgh
Friday 15th September 2017, 1.30 pm - 5 pm

Registration from 1 pm

(with complimentary buffet lunch and refreshments)

The Waterloo Suite, Apex Waterloo Hotel, 23 – 27 Waterloo Place, Edinburgh, EH1 3BH


The programme is still to be finalized but will include talks from a Consultant Haematologist and a Haematology Specialist Nurse, patient stories and breakout groups for each MPN where patients can meet in smaller groups to discuss everyday challenges and swap tips and chat with other people who have the same MPN, there will also be a family and friends group, this gives your family and friends a chance to chat to others about how to help and support you and themselves.  Complimentary tea/coffee/refreshments with biscuits will be served at 3 pm.

Book to attend - you are required to book to attend this forum as we need to know how many people are attending

To book to attend please email and include details of what MPN you have and also the name(s) of your guests and any special dietary requirements you or your guests have, i.e. gluten free, vegetarian.  Please note you are required to book to attend this forum as we need to know how many people are attending.   Please do not request a place via the online forum at HealthUnlocked.

You are very welcome to bring family and friends with you, there is no fee to attend.

Patient speaker or a family member/friend of a patient - would you like to give a talk at this forum?  Hearing from another patient or family member/friend how they manage and cope with their MPN and the varying symptoms that can affect daily life can be very encouraging, if you would like to share your story with others at the forum please email with details of your talk, please include a contact telephone number, a member of our team will contact you to discuss your talk.

Venue and travel directions – please visit the Apex Waterloo Hotel website for full details.  The hotel does not have a car park however the Q-Park at Omni Centre offers multi-storey parking, you can get a 15% discount voucher from reception and parking costs around £16.30 for 24 hours with the discount applied.  The car park is an approximate 6 minute walk from the hotel.  

Rooms at the hotel

If you would like to stay at the hotel for the night of Friday 15th September they are offering: 

Room plus full Scottish breakfast – single occupancy £180, double occupancy £190

Bookings can be made by contacting the central reservations team on 0845 365 0000 and quote MPN1509.  Please note that MPN Voice cannot book these rooms for you.

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