Hilton Hotel, Victoria Quays, Sheffield
We would love to welcome you to our Annual Patient Information Day on Saturday 11th May, 2019 in Sheffield. This is a full day of interesting talks, question and answer sessions, networking with other patients and speakers and a variety of information tables. This event is free (a charge is made for no-shows), including refreshments and lunch, and open to all those affected by multiple endocrine neoplasia disorders (MEN1, MEN2, MEN3 etc), succinate dehydrogenase syndromes (SDHA, SDHB, etc), adrenocortical cancer (ACC) and sporadic medullary thyroid cancer (spMTC).
A free creche is available for children under 12 years of age. If you wish to book a space for the creche, please contact Helen in the office.
In order to protect patient privacy, our sessions will NOT be filmed this year.
10:00-10:45 Welcome, recent and upcoming activities of AMEND – Jo Grey (AMEND CEO)
11:00-12:30 Disease specific presentations and Q&A sessions
- MEN1 – Professor John Newell-Price (Sheffield)
- MEN2A & B – Professor Stephen Ball (Manchester)
- SDHx – Dr John Ayuk (Birmingham)
- ACC – Dr Michael O’Reilly (Birmingham)
- MTC – Dr Jonathan Wadsley (Sheffield)
14:00-14:30 Impact on Relationships: an introduction (Kym Winter, AMEND Counsellor)
14:30-15:30 Impact on Relationships: workshops to explore common issues (various facilitators) – choose one only
15:30-16:00 REFRESHMENT BREAK
16:00-16:45 Complementary & Alternative Medicine (CAM) – what are the facts? – Professor Edzard Ernst (Exeter)
16:50-17:00 Round-up, thanks and finish
17:10-17:30 AMEND Annual General Meeting (for registered AMEND members only)
18:00-19:00 Drinks reception (cash bar)
The programme is subject to change without notice.
By Train: the nearest station is Sheffield. Directions to the Hilton Hotel – turn right onto Sheaf Street. Continue until Park Square roundabout (a bridge is available to get across the roundabout). Continue straight ahead on the bridge until you reach Furnival Road on the opposite side of the roundabout. Continue forward and the hotel is on your right hand side.
By Car: there is free parking (subject to availability) at the Hilton Hotel for delegates of the conference
By Air: East Midlands airport is the closest airport (35 miles – 45 minute drive)
Staying Here or There:
Hilton Hotel (conference venue) – delegate room price is £90 per room per night for Bed & Breakfast (must be booked at least 1 month prior to event). Click here to go to website
Sheffield Metropolitan Best Western – walking distance to our venue; click here to go to website
Holiday Inn Express Sheffield – walking distance to our venue; click here to go to website
Holiday Inn Royal Victoria – walking distance to our venue; click here to go to website