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    15 February 2019

    Join us for an informal Addison’s medical question & answer session with Professor Simon Pearce, chaired by Neil McClements (ADSHG CEO). 
    Medic-in-a-Pub, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne
    Friday 15th February 7pm-8.30pm
    We’ll be gathering at the Forth Hotel (see www.theforthnewcastle.co.uk/) in their "Tommy Burns" snug bar between 7pm and 8.30pm on Friday 15th February.

    Come along, buy a drink and pose a question (or two). Join us as we explore a range of common and not-so-common aspects of Addison’s.

    Are you :
    puzzled by sick day rules baffled by synacthen tests bemused by what your endo tells you or simply want to know how to manage sleep disturbance? Come along and find out!

    This event is free and no ticket is required, just turn up or bring a friend!
    About Our Speakers

    Simon Pearce is Professor of Endocrinology at Newcastle University (UK), affiliated to the Institute of Genetic Medicine and the Royal Victoria Infirmary (part of the Newcastle Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust). He published his first research paper on Addison’s disease in 1998 and since then has been working to improve understanding of and treatment for the condition.

    Neil McClements joined the Addison’s Disease Self-Help Group in October 2018 as Chief Executive. He is a board member of Haemochromatosis UK and a trustee of the British Liver Trust. In 2018, he was winner of the inaugural national Patient Safety Learning Awards and was a finalist in the AbbVie Better Health Awards

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The Addison’s Disease Self-Help Group is the support group for people with Addison’s disease or adrenal insufficiency and their families in the UK and Ireland.The group was formed in 1984 and is a UK registered charity no. 1179825.

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