Cheshire and Merseyside support group

A support group for families affected by cardiomyopathy in Cheshire and Merseyside. 

The group is run by university student Jenny Rees, who was diagnosed with dilated cardiomyopathy as a baby, and her mum Julie. (pictured right)

They have set the support group up so people, their partners and families can meet others of all ages who are affected and getting on with their lives.

Meetings are held in Ellesmere Port and Liverpool. 

Meeting dates  

Thursday 17 May 

7pm - 9pm - Holiday Inn, Centre Island, Lower Mersey Street, Ellesmere Port, CH65 2AL

Sarah Quinlan, Specialist Heart Failure Occupational Therapist from Countess of Chester Hospital will be giving advice on relaxation techniques

Thursday 28 June

7pm - 9pm - Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital, Research Conference Room, Thomas Dr, Liverpool, L14 3PE

4th Anniversary celebrations where we will be joined by Robert Hall, Cardiomyopathy UK support nurse and Bill Bartholomew, Independent  Financial Adviser 

Thursday 13 September 

7pm - 9pm - Holiday Inn, Centre Island, Lower Mersey Street, Ellesmere Port, CH65 2AL

Martin Richards from Involve North West will be talking about claiming PIP and other benefits

Thursday 8 November

7pm - 9pm - Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital, Research Conference Room, Thomas Dr, Liverpool, L14 3PE

Speaker Rebecca King - Arrhythmia Nurse LHCH & AF Support Group Leader

December  

Christmas mulled wine and mince pies - details to be confirmed

For more information please contact Julie Rees on 07949 241026 or julierees65@aol.co.uk 
This group also has a closed Facebook group