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Barking, Havering and Redbridge Myeloma Support Group

The support group has been set up to provide myeloma patients, carers and family members with education, information sharing, peer support and social events.

Bus routes

The buses numbered 173, 362, EL3 and 396 all serve King George Hospital.

Bus 66 serves Eastern Avenue which is a 10 minute walk from the hospital with a footpath directly into the back of the hospital.

Trains

If you are travelling to King George Hospital by train, the closest station is Goodmayes (no disabled access). The station is a 15 minute walk from the hospital. The EL3 bus is on the opposite side of the road from the station and comes into the hospital.

London Underground

If you are travelling by tube, the nearest stations are Dagenham Heathway (District line) then the 173 bus, or Newbury Park (Central line) then the 396 bus into the hospital.

Car

If you are travelling by road from the M11, take the left fork exit marked A12/City.

Keeping left, take the A12 exit. At the roundabout (Redbridge station) take the second exit for Eastern Avenue (A12 eastbound).

Continue on the A12 to the next roundabout (Gants Hill) and take the third exit towards Romford.

Continue on to the fourth set of traffic lights then turn right into Barley Lane – the hospital is approximately a quarter of a mile down on the right.

From the M25, at junction 28 take the A12 westwards towards Romford.

At the next roundabout (Gallows Corner) take the third exit, continuing on the A12 to Ilford.

At the fifth set of traffic lights, turn left into Barley Lane, the hospital is approximately a quarter of a mile down on the right.

Support Group Overview

Venue Information

The Cedar Centre,
King George Hospital,
Barley Lane,
Ilford,
IG3 8YB

Who to contact

Kate Williams (Leader)
E: k.williams10@nhs.net

Margaret Oliver (Secretary)
E: margaretoliver1206@gmail.com

Upcoming Dates

2021 Meeting dates and times 

The Support Group is currently running on a virtual basis via Microsoft teams from Queens hospital every two weeks on a Monday afternoon 4pm-5pm,

For more information please contact Kate or Margaret.

Contact Information

Kate Williams E: k.williams10@nhs.net

or

Margaret Oliver E: margaretoliver1206@gmail.com