Free Paget's Information Events
You are invited to come along to an educational event organised by a Centre of Excellence. Typically these events include topics such as causes, treatment, research of Paget's disease of Bone, as well as patient experience and will include the presentation of the Paget's Association Centre of Excellence award by Professor Roger Francis. To find out more about the Centres of Excellence, please follow this link.
Paget's Information Meeting and the official opening of the Paget's Centre of Excellence: Thursday 31st May 2018
Together with Cyrus Cooper, Professor of Rheumatology, Professors Elaine Dennison and Nicholas Harvey run the metabolic bone service at the University Hospitals Trust in Southampton. A meeting for Paget’s patients together with the presentation of the Paget's Association Centre of Excellence award will be held at the Medical Research Council Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit, Southampton General Hospital in the afternoon of Thursday 31st May 2018. You are invited to register your interest in attending by emailing Professor Elaine Dennison at [email protected] or ringing 02380777624. Alternatively, contact the Paget's Association.
Thursday 31 May - Seminar Room, Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit, Southampton General Hospital
2.15pm – Arrival
2.30pm – Welcome and unveiling of the plaque by Professor Roger Francis, Chairman of the Paget’s Association.
2.45pm – Paget’s disease: what has Southampton research taught us? - Professor Elaine Dennison
3.15pm – Audit of Paget’s disease in Southampton - Dr Elizabeth Curtis
3.35pm – Supporting patients with Paget’s disease - Ms Diana Wilkinson, Specialist Nurse, Paget’s Association
3.50pm – Questions and close - Professor Cyrus Cooper
4pm - Tea
You can also download the programme here: Centre opening programme final
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Paget’s Information Day and AGM - our MAIN EVENT for 2018 is on the 20th September, in Newcastle.
Venue: The Darwin Suite, Centre for Life, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 4EP
Time: 9.30 – 15.30
Who is the Event For?
Organised by the Paget's Association, the event is for anyone who has Paget’s disease, their carers and family members, health professionals, researchers and scientists. If you would like to learn more about Paget’s disease and have your questions answered then this event is clearly for you.
How do I Book?
Places are limited so if you would like to attend, please use the contact form or telephone 0161 799 4646 to request a booking form. There is also a booking form in both the May and August 2018 editions of our Paget's Newsletter.
Is there a Fee to Attend?
There is no charge to attend this event and a light lunch will be provided.
When will I Receive Full Details?
Final information will be sent to you approximately two weeks prior to the event. In the meantime, if there is anything you need to know, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with Sue Clegg by email, [email protected] or telephone, 0161 799 4646.
Topics and Speakers
Speakers have still to be arranged, but if you have been to one of our Information Days before, you will know that they have always been extremely informative, addressing key issues on Paget’s disease. As at previous events there will be plenty of time for questions. As further details become available these will be placed here.
The Centre for Life, is a science village in the heart of Newcastle-Upon-Tyne. It incorporates the Life Science Centre, which is an award-winning visitor attraction and educational facility. The building also houses research facilities which include biotechnology companies and an internationally renowned institute belonging to Newcastle University.
For anyone travelling by train or metro, the location of the Life building is just a couple of minutes’ walk from Newcastle Central Station. Many local buses stop just next to the Central Station. Car parking is available in a multi-storey car park next to the centre at the cost of £4.50 for the day.
The Annual General Meeting
A small section of the day (approx. half an hour) will be given to the Paget’s Association’s Annual General Meeting. This is your opportunity to find out all that has been happening at the Association in the last twelve months.
We would like to see as many as possible at these events, particularly those who suffer from Paget's disease. For more information regarding the events and to book a free place, you can use the contact form or telephone 0161 799 4646.