Leukaemia Care Community Gathering

Leukaemia Care Community Gathering

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B70 6TU

Mercure Birmingham West Hotel

Birmingham Road

West Bromwich

B70 6TU

United Kingdom

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Join us for our hybrid annual conference and listen to informative talks and meet people with the same diagnosis as you.

About this event

Join us for our hybrid annual conference in West Bromwich

The day is free to attend and lunch will be provided. Please use this online form to book your place at either the in-person event or the virtual event.

Date: Saturday 13th August

Time: 9am - 3:30pm

Location: Mercure Birmingham West Hotel, Birmingham Road, West Bromwich, B70 6TU

Agenda:

10:10am – 10:30am  The future we will create together

10:30am – 11:00am  Make a difference; get involved with Leukaemia Care

11:15am – 11:45am  “Keep me alive long enough until I die of something else.” - How you can help us get more treatments approved on the NHS, key speaker – Nick York, CLL patient

11:45am - 12:30pm  “To those who are considering fundraising – just do it” – Fundraising in the Community

1:30pm to 2:05pm  “Who would insure someone with leukaemia to go to the North Pole?” - Challenging myself (and perceptions of leukaemia) for Leukaemia Care

2:05pm to 2:45pm  “We will not just be buddies, but good friends too.” - Connect, befriend and support: what is the Buddy Scheme?

2:45pm – 3pm Volunteer awards and prize giving

3pm – 3:10pm Summary and close

Additional sessions on specific leukaemia types running throughout the day: (please let us know your leukaemia type on booking to attend these session)

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If you would like more information, please call a member of our Patient Services Team on 08088 010 444 (Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm) or email support@leukaemiacare.org.uk.

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