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Worcestershire & Herefordshire Myeloma Support Group

The Worcestershire Myeloma Support Group has been set up for patients, carers and families in the central Marches (Welsh Border) area.

 

It is a friendly, informal group with around 30 – 40 members, about half of which attend meetings regularly.

 

The Group, pre pandemic, met every other month for meetings at a local venue and discussed a variety of myeloma-related topics, with guest speakers often invited to give a talk and take questions. There were also more informal get-togethers over lunch on alternate months, so that members can socialise, share experiences of living with myeloma and pass on their knowledge and tips to others.

 

Currently, the Group are meeting online via Zoom every fortnight. Anyone who would like to join the Group on Zoom is very welcome, and if you are not sure how to join a Zoom chat, the Support Group can help you with a practise session. Please let the Leader know you are interested in joining the Zoom meetings, and you will receive an email with a link just before each meeting.

 

The Group have also resumed informal, face-to-face gatherings in addition to their Zoom meetings. Please contact the Support Group Leader for further information about these.

 

If Zooming is not for you, they also have a WhatsApp chat group.

If you are in a different area that does not have a local group, please feel free to join the Group in their chats.

Support Group Overview

Venue Information

Waitrose Worcester
223 London Road
Worcester
Worcestershire
WR5 2JG

T: 01905 352 071

Who to contact

Diana Harris, Support Group Leader
E: myelomaworcs@gmail.com

Upcoming Dates

Worcestershire Myeloma Support Group usually meets on a Wednesday at 2pm via Zoom, every two weeks.

They also meet face-to-face for informal meetings, every other month. Please contact the Support Group Leader for upcoming meeting dates.

Venue & Parking Information

Waitrose is easily accessed off the M5 Exit 7 and signposted on road into Worcester, or on the road to the M5 South from Worcester. Enter the Store and proceed through to the well marked Community Room diagonally across from the entrance.

There is parking available in the Waitrose car park.

Contact Information

Diana Harris, Support Group Leader
E: myelomaworcs@gmail.com

For information about the Support Group please contact the Support Group Leader whose contact details are listed above.

For all general enquiries about myeloma please contact the Myeloma Infoline on 0800 980 3332 or email askthenurse@myeloma.org.uk

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