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Limerick Myeloma Support Group

Limerick Myeloma Support Group was founded in 2014. We have about 30 members, with around 10 regularly coming to meetings. New members are very welcome – patients, adult family members, and friends. Except for a break in July and August, we get together once a month. We have welcome support from a group of Specialist nurses we know well, and one of them usually comes to our meetings – often they can clarify questions about treatments and suggest ways of dealing with problems. We share our experience of Myeloma, and sometimes we invite a speaker. The group discusses what topics we would like talks on during the year, and we are lucky to have local Consultants who are happy to give us presentations on new developments in treating Myeloma. Also our Dieticians, Physios, and others, such as the Patient Advocacy Service, are very open to giving talks.

We have two social events during the year, and usually a fundraiser. A Newsletter/Minutes is sent by email/post to those who cannot attend meetings.

 

Support Group Overview

Venue Information

The Support Centre
Mid-Western Cancer Centre
University Hospital Limerick
Dooradoyle
Limerick
Ireland

+00 353 485 163

Who to contact

Call Nicky Griffith

00 353 89 483 056

or

limerickmyelomagroupcontact@gmail.com

or

Call Maria Keane on

00 353 61 485 163

or email

maria.keane@hse.ie

Upcoming Dates

Limerick Myeloma Support Group usually meets on the second Monday of the month, with a mix of  daytime and evening meetings, along with some social events.

Please confirm dates and times of meetings with the Support Group Leader, or Cancer Support Center (details below).

2020 Meeting Dates:

  • Monday 9th March, 10.45am – 12.45pm
  • *** All meetings are cancelled until further notice***
  • Monday 13th April, 7.00pm – 9.00pm
  • Monday 11th May, 7.00pm – 9.00pm
  • June – Social event at the weekend, details TBC.
  • July, August – Summer Break, – No meetings.
  • Monday 14th September, 10.45 -12.45pm.
  • Monday 12th October, 10.45 -12.45pm.
  • Monday 9th November, 7.00pm – 9.00pm
  • December – Social Event, during the week, details TBC.

Venue & Parking Information

The Support Centre is located on the right as you enter the Oncology and Haematology Day Ward car park, Free Parking is generally available.

Contact Information

Nicky Griffith – Group Leader

From within Ireland: 089 4830576 (any time). From U.K. 00353 (0)89 483 056

limerickmyelomagroupcontact@gmail.com

Maria Keane – Cancer Support Centre Administrator

From within Ireland: 061 485 163 (Mon-Wed 9 to 5). From UK 00 353 614 85163

maria.keane@hse.ie

For information about the Support Group please contact the Support Group Leader whose contact details are listed above.

For all general enquiries about myeloma please contact the Myeloma Infoline on 0800 980 3332 or email askthenurse@myeloma.org.uk