You are invited to attend a FREE one day conference which will explore recent research and developments in Mesothelioma.
This specialist conference is aimed at healthcare professionals and support workers specialising in the care of individuals with mesothelioma.
09:30 Registration and Refreshments
10.15 Is There a Role for Prophylactic Radiotherapy to the Chest Following a Diagnosis of Pleural Mesothelioma?
Dr Neil Bayman, Consultant Clinical Oncologist, The Christie Hospital
10:45 The Role of the Coroner in Deaths Arising from Industrial Disease - Simon D A Jones, H M Deputy Coroner, Preston & West Lancashire District
11:15 Tea / Coffee break
11:45 Legal Rights and Support for Mesothelioma Patients - Katrina London, Geraldine Coombs & Maria Walker, Irwin Mitchell
12:15 A Specialist Nurse’s Perspective - TBC
12:30 Questions for Morning Speakers
13:45 The Role of the Respiratory Physician - Dr Richard Booton, Consultant Chest Physician, Wythenshawe Hospital
14:15 What Happens When a Person Dies? - Wendy Lewis-Cordwell, MacMillan Network Bereavement Co-ordinator, Lancashire and South Cumbria Cancer Network
14:45 Tea / Coffee Break
15.15 Update on State Benefits for Mesothelioma Patients - Graham Dring, Greater Manchester Asbestos Victims Support Group
15:45 Questions for Afternoon Speakers
An application for CPD points has been made.