Patients’ Forum in Galway
Saturday 23rd May 2020

10.30 am - 4.30 pm Registration from 10 am



The Ardilaun Hotel
Taylors Hill
Ireland H91 H29F

This forum is being supported by consultant haematologists and haematology clinical nurse specialists from hospitals in Galway, Cork, Belfast and London.

You are welcome to attend this forum regardless of where you live in Ireland or the UK, if you are prepared to travel to attend then we will be more than happy to see you.  You are welcome to bring your family and friends with you.

Live streaming/videoing

This forum will be live streamed on the day (except the breakout groups), so if you are unable to attend on the day you can join us online.  We do not have the login details available yet, please keep checking this page for details.  Videos of the talks will also be available on our website after the forum.

Book to attend

You are required to book to attend this forum as we are restricted to numbers at the venue so do need to know who is attending.   To book to attend please email and include details of which 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, complimentary refreshments and a buffet lunch will be served during the day.


The programme will include talks from the haematology teams in Galway, Cork, Belfast and London and MPN patients.  The programme will also include 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.  

Venue and travel directions for The Ardilaun Hotel can be found on their website

Parking – the hotel has free parking

Accommodation –  the hotel is offering a concessionary rate for attendees: single occupancy rooms (B&B) €149 per night, double occupancy rooms (B&B) €159 per night, please contact the hotel direct to book accommodation, stating that you are attending the forum.

If you are able to display a poster to advertise the forum please download one here…