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January 2020

MPN Peer Support Group, Melbourne

January 21 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Wellbeing Centre, Level 1, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, 305 Grattan Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre in Melbourne has announced details of its next monthly MPN peer support group on Tuesday 21 January at 10.30am. Anyone living with an MPN or caring for someone with an MPN is welcome, whether a Peter Mac patient or not. Further details are below.

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December 2019

Brisbane MPN Coffee and Chat – 7 December

December 7, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Jindalee Hotel, Sinnamon Road, Jindalee

The Leukaemia Foundation is running its next MPN Coffee and Chat in Brisbane on Saturday 7 December at 11.30am-2.30pm. Venue is the Jindalee Hotel, Sinnamon Rd, Jindalee, QLD 4074 The contact person is Marian Marshall email:         qldsupport@leukaemia.org.au telephone: 07 3055 8233 OR you can RSVP via the direct link at Leukaemia Foundation's calendar of events

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November 2019

MPN peer support group, Melbourne – Friday 29 November

November 29, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Wellness Centre, Level 1, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, 305 Grattan Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre in Melbourne has announced details of its next monthly MPN peer support group.  The guest speaker will be Dr Kate Burbury who is the MPN lead doctor at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre. Kate will be providing an overview of MPNs for the first hour and then a peer support group will follow. Anyone living with an MPN or caring for someone with an MPN is welcome, whether a Peter Mac patient or not. No RSVP required. Further…

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November blood cancer support groups across Australia – the Leukaemia Foundation

November 27, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
NSW, Concord Hospital Sydney University Medical Education Centre, BLD 26 enter via gate 3 Concord Hospital. Hospital Rd, Concord NSW 2139
Sydney, Australia
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The Leukaemia Foundation hosts a large number of blood cancer education and support groups, coffee and chat sessions, women's groups and men's groups across Australia.  There are 40 groups in total for November. For example, there is a Concord Blood Cancer Support Group on 27 November from 1.30-3.30pm at Concord Hospital, Sydney University Medical Education Centre. RSVP and further details are available here. The list is updated regularly.  You will simply need to refresh the calendar each month to ensure you…

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Canberra MPN Coffee and Chat – Sunday 24 November

November 24, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Peppers Gallery Hotel, New Acton, 15 Edinburgh Avenue
Acton, ACT 2601 Australia
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Our next Canberra coffee and chat will be held indoors at the Peppers Gallery Hotel in new Acton on Sunday 24 November. We are very fortunate to again have our own meeting room for this get together.  This room is accessible via the front entrance of the hotel. We will meet from 9.30-11. RSVP is not essential but would be helpful  mpnaa@mpnallianceaustralia.org.au Free parking is available on nearby Gordon Street or in the carpark off Gordon Street. This will require a…

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October 2019

New MPN Support Group – Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre

October 29, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Wellness Centre, Level 1, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, 305 Grattan Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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NEW MPN SUPPORT GROUP - Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Melbourne! We are delighted to announce the PeterMac MPN team is launching an MPN Support Group on Tuesday 29 Oct from 10:00-1130am in the Wellbeing Centre, Level 1, with morning tea provided. This group plans to meet monthly. Anyone living with an MPN or caring for someone with an MPN is welcome, whether a Peter Mac patient or not. At the first meeting the Peter Mac MPN team will establish goals…

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Next Canberra MPN Coffee and Chat – 27 October

October 27, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Peppers Gallery Hotel, New Acton, 15 Edinburgh Avenue
Acton, ACT 2601 Australia
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Our next Canberra coffee and chat will be held indoors at the Peppers Gallery Hotel in new Acton on Sunday 27 October. We are very fortunate to again have our own private room for this get together, the Smith-Murdoch room.  This room is accessible via the front entrance of the hotel. We will meet from 9.30-11. RSVP is not essential but would be helpful  mpnaa@mpnallianceaustralia.org.au Free parking is available on nearby Gordon Street or in the carpark off Gordon Street. This…

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Melbourne blood cancer forum: managing your work and finances – 16 October

October 16, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Meeting Room, The Meat Market, 5 Blackwood Street
North Melbourne, Victoria Australia
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The forum will be held in Melbourne on: Wednesday 16 October Registration and finger food from 6.00pm and session starts at 6.30pm. Bookings are essential (before 11 October at www.trybooking.com/BFMAV) MPN AA's Ken Young has been working with the Leukaemia Foundation developing a special forum specifically aimed at younger people (20's-50's) who receive a diagnosis of blood cancer, not just MPN. Details are in the flyer below but the forum is especially aimed at assisting: parents of young children people…

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September 2019

Meditation as medicine workshop – 19 September, Melbourne

September 19, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Fifth Direction, 82 St Kilda Road
St Kilda, Melbourne, Victoria Australia
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September is Blood Cancer Awareness Month, and as such, The Fifth Direction is hosting a ‘Meditation as Medicine’ workshop with Asher Packman. This event is open to everyone facing health challenges, their carers, family and close friends. You are also welcome to join us if you are simply curious about the latest research regarding the benefits of meditation when it comes to chronic illness, as well as to discover and practice meditation techniques for healing. Asher is well-placed to lead…

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Leukaemia Foundation Education and Support groups – Australia wide

September 19, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Queensland Freemasons Village, 41/100 Angus Smith Drive, Douglas., 41/100 Angus Smith Drive
Douglas, Queensland 4814 Australia

Did you know that the Leukaemia Foundation hosts a range of blood cancer education and support groups, coffee and chat sessions, women's groups and men's groups across Australia? These are run by staff from the network of Leukaemia Foundation offices located across Australia. For example, there is a Townsville Coffee and Chat on 19 September from 10-12pm at Queensland Freemasons Village, 41/100 Angus Smith Drive, Douglas. RSVP and further details are available here. The Leukaemia Foundation's Calendar of Events is extensive and…

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