I have CLL, what do I need to know to manage a compromised immune system?

This webinar seeks to explore the possible impact of CLL and treatments on the immune system and what immunisation strategies and practises can help better manage health when living with a compromised immunity.

23 September 2022

Join us as we seek to explore the impact of CLL and CLL treatments on the immune system. Our expert panel will be discussing immunisation strategies and practices that can help better manage health when living with compromised immunity.

What questions and advice will be covered? 
Due to the high number of attendees, we are not always able to answer each individual’s question, however, we aim to explore a large variety of topics such as:

  • What are the different types of immune-related challenges a CLL patient may experience, why do they happen, and how can this impact day-to-day life?
  • What types of infection might CLL patients be vulnerable to and when?
  • What strategies can help patients to avoid and manage infection?
  • How do you know if your immune system does not function properly?

We will be joined by:

Professor Guy Pratt, Consultant Haematologist, Honorary Professor of Haematology, University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust

Helen Knight, CLL Clinical Nurse Specialist, The Russell Centre for Clinical Haematology, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Webinar details

When: Friday 23rd September, 3.30pm
Where: Online via Zoom and Facebook Live
Who: Leukaemia Care with specialist panel
Registration fee: Free

How do I join the webinar? 

The webinar is being hosted on Zoom and Facebook, meaning you can choose a platform to suit you. Zoom is the best place to ask questions, but if you join via Facebook we will try and get all the questions sent over to our panel; however, please expect a delay.

Information on how to join via Zoom or Facebook is below. 

Watch via Zoom

To join via Zoom, all you need to do is register your attendance before the webinar starts. You will then receive an email inviting you to join the webinar on the day.

Watch via Facebook

To join via Facebook, all you need is a Facebook account. Once logged in head to Leukaemia Care’s Facebook page at 3:30pm on 23rd September and find the live video (it will be at the top of our feed).

Book your place via Zoom here.

Join on Facebook on the day here.

Please note, we will not be able to give individual medical advice. You will be directed to your own clinical team if we cannot answer your question in the webinar.

Due to the large amount of registrants, we cannot guarantee that everyone’s questions will be answered, but we will try and do our best in the time frame that we have.

If you have any issues registering via Zoom or issues on the day, please get in touch by emailing advocacy@leukaemiacare.org.uk.

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