Programme Information 2018

Preliminary  Programme

09.00 Registration & Refreshments

09.30 Welcome & Introductions
Mary Kelly, Multiple Myeloma Ireland Chair

09.45 Living with Multiple Myeloma – a Patients Perspective

10.15 Medical overview of Myeloma
Dr Ruth Morrell, Consultant Haematologist, Letterkenny University Hospital, Donegal

11.15 Morning Refreshment Break

11.45 – 12.30 Exercise for quality of life
Miriam Flatley, Senior Oncology Physiotherapist, Galway University Hospitals

12.30 – 13.30 Lunch

13.30 – 14. 15 Transplant
Liz Higgins, Autologous Transplant, Co-Ordinator, St James Hospital, Dublin

14.15 – 14.45 Dental Care for Myeloma Patients
Dr Andrew Bolas, Principal Dental Surgeon, Sligo/Leitrim, Oral Surgeon

14.45 – 15.15 Managing the side effects of treatment and complications of Multiple Myeloma
Geraldine Walpole -Advanced Nurse Practitioner in Haematology, Sligo University Hospital –  view Bio

15.15 – 15.45 Future strategies for Myeloma
Dr Andrew Hodgson, Consultant Haematologist, Sligo University Hospital
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15.45 – 16.00 Final comments
Colm Brennan, Multiple Myeloma Ireland

16.00 AGM

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