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Reminder 3.30pm Monday WEBINAR - Immunisations and living with the challenges of a compromised immune system – “top tips for staying safe”


Good morning, in case you missed this post, we will be joined by leading haematology and immunology consultant experts on Monday at 3.30 to discuss the immune challenges of leukaemia patients, vaccinations and coping strategies. very timely with the current Covid vaccine status.

This is open to all blood cancer patients, you can register here:

Leukaemia Care are hosting this webinar to discuss the nature of challenges patients may experience when living with a compromised immune system and in a COVID context explore; “top tips for staying safe”.

This webinar seeks to empower patients with knowledge of immunisation strategies (important vaccinations) and coping strategies to better manage life with a compromised immunity.

A participative Q&A session will follow speaker presentations.

Speaker panel:

Event Chair: Charlotte Martin, Advocacy Manager at Leukaemia Care

Guy Pratt, Consultant Haematologist, Honorary Professor of Haematology University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust, Honorary Senior Lecturer at the Institute of Immunology and Immunotherapy

Dr Helen Parry, Clinical lecturer in Haematology Institute of Immunology and Immunotherapy, NIHR Clinical Lecturer. University of Birmingham and Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham

Gillian Marshall, Haematology CNS at Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham

Samantha Slaney, acute myeloid leukaemia (AML) patient

Nick York, chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL) patient and Patient Advocacy Healthcare Liaison Officer at Leukaemia Care

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.

Register here to join by Zoom

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 16th November and find the live video (it will be at the top of our feed).

Look forward to seeing you then

have a good weekend



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Places still available for todays talks from CLL and immunology experts Prof Guy Pratt and Dr Helen Parry. This will be followed with a Q&A discussion of immunological challenges, vaccinations and coping strategies in todays landscape. You can join here 3.30pm GMT start



Good webinar Nick, thanks


HAIRBEAR_UKAdministrator in reply to Jm954

Thanks Jackie, for those that missed the webinar it is available on video here: