Guild of Health Writers Christmas Party

It’s Christmas Party Time

This year we’re again heading to Dukes Hotel in St James’s – voted ‘Europe’s Leading Boutique Hotel’.  We’d love you to join us and catch up with old friends, make new ones and enjoy some festive revelry.

Date:
5 December 2017

Time:           
6.30pm – 9.30pm

Place:
DUKES Hotel, 35 St. James’s Place, London SW1A 1NY

Tickets: 
Members – £15
Friends of the Guild - £20
Non-member guests - £25
(One guest per Guild member/Friends of the Guild)

PLEASE CONTACT THE GUILD OFFICE FOR TICKETS.  

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The Guild of Health Writers thanks Victoriahealth.com Limited for their generous sponsorship of this networking opportunity and would like to state that this is an independent event.

 

The Future of Personalised Medicine for Cancer 

Understand the rise of ‘omics’  – genomics and epigenomics – with leading experts exploring cutting edge treatments and interventions in the quest for more personalised cancer medicine.

SPEAKERS

Personalised medicine – is this the future for cancer treatment?

Professor Simon Leedham, Centre for Personalised Medicine, Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, Oxford

 

The 100,000 Genomes Project – a key aim is to improve cancer care in NHS

Mark Caulfield, Chief Scientist, Genomics England

 

The Oncotype DX test – a case study

Nigel Bundred, Professor of Surgical Oncology, University Hospital of South Manchester NHS Trust

 

Patients’ perspective on genomics in cancer

Jayne Spink, Chief Executive, Genetic Alliance UK Genetic Alliance supports and campaigns for people with genetic conditions and patients whose healthcare and treatment is affected by their genetic profile.

 

Chair Dr Martin Scurr

Former GP, Hospice director, medical consultant and journalist

 

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‘The Guild of Health Writers thanks Genomic Health for their generous sponsorship of this event and would like to state that this is an independent event. In accordance with its objectives, the Guild aims to provide a balanced, non-partisan forum for discussion and does not endorse any commercial products’.

Tickets: £10 Guild members, £15 non-member guests (invited by Guild members)

For tickets please contact the Guild office – admin@healthwriters.com