Sheffield information day

The 2018 Sheffield information day will be held on Saturday 7 April at the Stoddart Building at Sheffield Hallam University, City Campus, Sheffield S1 2ND (opens new window).

The information day is £5 to attend, which will include refreshments and a sandwich lunch.

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Draft programme

(Please note that this is a draft programme and may change)
9.30   Registration with refreshments

10.00 Welcome and introduction to the day – Joel Rose, CEO,  Cardiomyopathy UK

10.10 Types of cardiomyopathy - a brief overview of different types, and their diagnosis  – Dr Gerry Carr-White, Consultant cardiologist, Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital, London & Vice President of Cardiomyopathy UK

11.00 Cardiomyopathy: my experience - Julie Rees, mother of a daughter with  cardiomyopathy

11.20 Break

11.40 Local services - Donna Kelf, Clinical Nurse Specialist Inherited Cardiac Conditions, Northern General Hospital


12.00 Treatment session - an overview of treatment options for cardiomyopathy –  Dr Gerry Carr-White

1.00  Sandwich lunch

2.00 Life insurance for people with cardiomyopathy - Bill Bartholomew, Independent  financial adviser

2.05 How Cardiomyopathy UK can help you – Joel Rose

2.15  Lifestyle issues: leisure, employment, drinking, exercise – Dr Gerry Carr-White 

3.10 Comfort break

3.30 Living with cardiomyopathy: the psychological impact - Bill Bartholomew & Joel Rose
Supporting the supporter (for family and carers) – Julie Rees 

4.30 End 

Our programme aims to be informal and interactive, so please bring your questions with you!

 Online booking closes at 12 noon on Thursday 29 March.

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