Laryngectomy Information Day Friday, 7th October At The Mustard Tree Macmillan CancerSupport Centre, Derriford Hospital, Plymouth for laryngectomees, carers and staff. Includes a Buffet Lunch (refreshments kindly provided by Medical Representatives from: Platon Medical, Forth medical, Kapitex and Heimomed) Please turn the page for full programme of timings and events If you would like to attend please book a place by 14th September as places are limited: Contact: Sam Smith Telephone (01752) 431467 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
PROGRAMME11 a.m. – 12 noon. Plymouth Laryngectomy Club (PLC) meeting. All welcome!12 noon – 1 p.m. Buffet Lunch. An opportunity to for you, your family and staff to meet up and chat informally and to learn about the products which may be available to you.Afternoon Sessions; These are designed to fulfil the information needs highlighted by patients and relatives.1.15 p.m. - 2 p.m. Managing Your Chest / Breathing after Laryngectomy Surgery: Trevor Phillips, Clinical Specialist Physiotherapy HMEs... what’s it all about? Julia Pockett2.15 – 2.30 p.m. Tea2.30 p.m. Group splits into: Group A) Carers and Group B) Laryngectomees. Group A) The Carers Perspective: What is it like being the relative / carer of someone who has had the surgery? Run by Maggie Jarvis Group B) The Patient’s Perspective: What is it really like to experience having the surgery and living with the after- effects? Run by Julia Pockett3.15 p.m. Open Discussion. Both groups meet up together.3.45 p.m. Close.