Vasculitis UK AGM May 10th 2015

Vasculitis UK AGM May 10th 2015

Programme and Agenda

11.45 Registration and a light finger buffet lunch will be provided

1.00 AGM

2.00

Guest Speakers

Dr Peter Lanyon ( Consultant Rheumatologist Nottingham University Hospitals; Chair, NHS England

Clinical Reference Group for Specialised Rheumatology) Dr Fiona Pearce ( Specialised Registrar East Midlands Deanery)

"Vasculitis - How can we improve patient care?"

Topics covered will include a discussion of current knowledge about who develops vasculitis and why, the tests doctors use to establish diagnosis and monitor treatment response (and their limitations) and the steps NHS England is taking to try and promote improvements in care and enable equitable access to drug treatment.

Please follow this link for more details

vasculitis.org.uk/news/agm-...

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  • Hi the agenda looks interesting but im a bit disappointed in the location. I'd prefer it to be located somewhere that was more accesible by train - birmingham, derby, manchester? thanks

  • Hi Katie, wherever & whenever we hold the AGM for a national charity, it will be convenient for some & inconvenient for others. Don't think we haven't discussed it. Where we hold the AGM is roughly the geographic centre & it's close to the M1 - most people come by car. City centre venues (near stations)are not popular with them - parking is often difficult. We hold trustee meetings in Derby, near the station, but they do not have a large enough room for an AGM and we do also have to consider the cost of the venue. But we will look at the issue again.

    Best wishes - John

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