What can help when talking to others about your diagnosis?

The webinar will explore what resources are available from charities and your care team to help support you when talking to others about your diagnosis.

26 May 2022

Letting people know about your diagnosis can be key to getting the right support or can help others make needed adjustments for you. This can be difficult in reality, either for you or for those close to you. This webinar will support you by sharing the experience and advice of the panel of patients and the supportive care team.

We will be joined by: 

  • Caroline Kerr, Clinical Nurse Specialist for Leukaemia & MPN at Belfast City Hospital, Belfast Health and Social Care Trust
  • Catherine Langton, Myeloid Specialist Nurse at Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
  • Acute leukaemia patient
  • Chronic leukaemia patient

Webinar details

When: 26th May, 3:30pm
Where: Online via Zoom and Facebook Live
Who: Leukaemia Care and guest panel
Registration fee: Free
Who should join: Leukaemia patients and their friends and family

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 26th May 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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