August 16, 2019

Mesothelioma, lung cancer and asbestos education day – 18 October, Royds Withy King’s London Office


Speakers and topics

Dr Mavis & Ray Nye, Mavis Nye Foundation
Asbestos in schools: a personal perspective

Dr Riyaz Shah, consultant in Medical Oncology, Kent Oncology Centre
Update on immunotherapy and oncology treatments for mesothelioma and lung cancer

Dr Charles Twort , consultant in Respiratory and General Medicine, Guy's and St Thomas's NHS Foundation Trust
Diagnosing mesothelioma and lung cancer

Joanne Hargraves, Mesothelioma UK CNS
An update on the role of thoracic surgery in mesothelioma

Rachel Thomas, Mesothelioma UK CNS
Helping mesothelioma patients manage symptoms and pain, including the role of cannbis oil

Helen Childs, Partner, Royds Withy King
What you need to know about compensation claims and benefits for asbestos patients including case studies

Nicky Howe, Chartered Legal Executive, Royds Withy King
Asbestos: how are people exposed and what diseases does it cause?

Deanna Hurst, Partner, Royds Withy King
Helping ill and elderly patients to manage their affairs: Wills and lasting powers of attorney

Rachel James, Senior Associate, Royds Withy King
Funding private immunotherapy and other non-NHS treatments

Jennifer Seavor, Senior Associate, Royds Withy King
The role of the Coroner, post mortem examinations and inquests for asbestos disease patients.

Date and location details

Friday 18 October 2019
10.00am - 4.30pm
Followed by networking over drinks and canapes

Royds Withy King
69 Carter Lane


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