**update 22 Nov 23** – THE VENUE HAS CHANGED
Due to a refurbishment at The Carlton Hotel we will now be holding the forum in:
The Scotsman Hotel, 20 North Bridge, Edinburgh, EH1 1TR
Friday 8th December 2023, 10 am – 2 pm
The forum is now fully booked, but you can be added to the waiting list, register, using the link below.
THIS IS AN IN-PERSON FORUM NOT VIRTUAL/ONLINE
You are welcome to attend this forum regardless of where you live or which hospital you attend, if you are willing to travel we will be happy to see you. You are welcome to bring your family and friends with you. There is no fee to attend this forum, a complimentary buffet lunch and refreshments will be served during the forum.
Arrival/registration is from 10 am with refreshments. The forum will start at 10.30 am and end at 2 pm.
The programme will include talks from Dr Ioannis Koutsavlis, Consultant Haematologist, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh; Dr Katrina Dodds, Consultant Haematologist, NHS Lothian, Edinburgh; CNS Alexis Thomson, Dept of Haematology, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh; MPN patient speakers; Q&A session. 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. You can view a copy of the programme here.
Register to attend – you are required to register to attend this forum, click on the ‘register to attend’ link below, you will be redirected to the Eventbrite booking page. Please include the names of any guests attending with you.
Venue and travel directions can be found on The Scotsman Hotel’s website.
Parking – is unavailable at the hotel, the nearest car park is located at Edinburgh Waverley train station, approximately a 10 minute walk from the hotel, there is a 10% discount for all attendees, car park tickets must be validated at the hotel reception desk to receive the discount, please bring your ticket with you to the hotel.
There is no fee to attend this forum, however, MPN Voice is a charity which relies on donations to support forums, research and patient support activities, and we kindly ask that you consider making a donation to cover some of the costs for the lunch and refreshments, which is approximately £10 per person. Donations can be made prior to attending, via our JustGiving page, please include a message with your donation to say it is for the Edinburgh forum. You can also make a donation at the forum.
If you have any queries, or require assistance to book places, please email email@example.com or phone Maz 07934 689 354.
If you are able to display a poster advertising this forum you can download one here.