Action Mesothelioma Day 2013

 
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Date/Time
Date(s) - 05/07/2013
10:00 am - 4:30 pm

Location
Gateshead Civic Centre


Mick Knighton Mesothelioma Research Fund are marking the day by holding a Mesothelioma conference for patients, carers, health and legal professionals along with trade unions and all individual members affected by mesothelioma.

Action Mesothelioma Day
Gateshead Civic Centre, Regents Street, Gateshead. NE8 1HH
Friday 5th July 10 am – 3.30pm
Action Mesothelioma Conference
“Stepping Stones”

Programme:

10.00 Coffee and Registration

10.30 Welcome by Chair: Dr Mark Weatherhead Respiratory Chest Physician Northumbria Healthcare

10.50 The Role of the Lung Cancer Nurse Specialist: Sue Longstaff, Gateshead NHS Trust

11.10 Chemotherapy in Mesothelioma: Dr Jane Margetts, Bobby Robson Cancer Research Centre

11.30 Managing Fatigue: Gillian Evans. Occupational Therapist. Northumbria Healthcare

11.50 Benefits and Compensation: Ian McFall Head of Litigation at Thompsons Solicitors

12.10 Macmillan Patient Care: Pam Ransom Macmillan Lead Northumbria Healthcare Trust

12.30 Ask the Panel

12.45 – 1.40 LUNCH
MAKE YOUR MARK FOR MESO

1.45. Chair: MKMRF Patron Ian McFall

1.55 ‘Daft as a Brush Patient Care’: Brian Burnie Founder

2.15 Current Mesothelioma Research Projects. Dr Sam Janes University College London
Mesothelioma Tissue Bank

2.35. Patients Perspective: Carrol Douglas- Welsh

2.55 Home Nursing and Hospice Care: Cara Walton Specialist Palliative Care Nurse
Marie Curie Newcastle

3.15 Ask the Panel

3.30. Tea/coffee

To make a reservation please download the registration form for the event.

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