Patients’ Forum Newcastle-upon-Tyne
Friday 13th October 2017, 1.30 pm - 5 pm

Registration from 1 pm

(with complimentary buffet lunch and refreshments)

The Grainger Suite, The Centre for Life, Times Square, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE1 4EP


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 – The Centre for Life is a mini science park dedicated to genetics and is within 5 minutes walking distance of the main railway station, parking is available at Times Square, for full directions by road, rail and air and car parking tariffs please visit the Centre for Life website at  PLEASE NOTE THAT YOU ARE NOT REQUIRED TO PURCHASE A TICKET FROM THE CENTRE FOR LIFE TO ATTEND THIS FORUM.

If you are able to display a poster advertising this forum you can download one here...