Joint Get A-Head & British Thyroid Foundation Meetings

Posted by Anne-Marie on May 20, 2015

Details of the next Get A-Head Patient Group & Birmingham Area British Thyroid Foundation Support Group meetings are now available.   Please click on the images below for full details of the venue and times.  Details of the guest speakers at the meeting is also included. Saturday 5th September 2015 Saturday 7th November 2015

Summer Ball Invite

Posted by Anne-Marie on April 10, 2015

Have some fun raising funds for the patient group by coming to the ‘Under The Sea Ball ‘ Friday 10th July 2015, being held by Solihull Sustain in partnership with Solihull Age UK. Ticket price is £40, £20 of which comes back to the Get A-Head Patient Group. The price includes a drinks reception, delicious …Read more

Joint Get A-Head & British Thyroid Foundation Meeting

Posted by Anne-Marie on April 9, 2015

The next meeting of the Get A-Head Patient Group & Birmingham Area British Thyroid Foundation Support Group is being held on 18th April 2015. The guest speaker at the meeting will be Mr Huw Griffiths, ENT, Head & Neck Consultant & Get A-Head Trustee.  For more information about the meeting please click the image below.

Patient Group Social Evenings

Posted by Anne-Marie on February 27, 2015

The Get A-Head Patient Group have recently relaunched the monthly meeting evenings. This is a chance for patients and their families to get together for beverages and an informal chat. Please see below for details, don’t forget to put the dates in your diary and we look forward to seeing as many of you as …Read more

Laryngectomy Support Group

Posted by Anne-Marie on February 2, 2015

The Speech and Language Department at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham are holding the next Laryngectomy Support Group Meeting on Friday 27th February at 11.00am The Meeting is open to all laryngectomy patients treated at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital and is being held in the Education Centre at the hospital and is situated on the …Read more

Macmillan Cancer Support and Thyroid Cancer

Posted by Anne-Marie on January 12, 2015

Macmillan Cancer Support has appointed a thyroid cancer information nurse specialist for the first time, to work on its national support line. Geraldine Hamilton started work in the newly-created role in January.  The charity said her appointment was intended to meet the specific challenges facing people affected by thyroid cancer, such as a lack of …Read more

Patient Group Christmas Party

Posted by Anne-Marie on December 17, 2014

On Friday 12th December we had a wonderful Christmas celebration for the head and neck disease patients with our families and friends. The Get A-Head Patient Group Christmas party was a great success. New friendships were made, fun was had with the games we played raising funds to help towards the costs and the fun …Read more

Patient Group Update

Posted by Anne-Marie on November 14, 2014

The Get A-Head Patient Group is going from strength to strength and have recently had a new memeber join the Group.  Take a look at the Patient Group page and meet our members.  The group talk about things that have affected them personally and also produce a patient newsletter twice a year, look out for …Read more

British Thyroid Foundation

Posted by Anne-Marie on September 18, 2014

The next meeting of the Birmingham Area British Thyroid Foundation Support Group is being held on 15th November.  At the meeting there will be guest speakers from University of Birmingham discussing and answering your questions about different Thyroid conditions.  For more information about the meeting please click the image below.  

British Thyroid Foundation Support Meeting

Posted by Anne-Marie on May 13, 2014

 The next local BTF Support meeting is being held in June, for more details click the picture below.  

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