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Dear Nurses Network,

Welcome to the April edition of the Bloodwise Haemato-oncology Nursing Bulletin. We hope you all had a great month, a fantastic Easter break and that you enjoyed the May Bank Holiday weekend too! 

It's been a busy month here at HQ with lots of projects being launched and new plans being developed. We're now planning four new Shared Learning Conferences for haemato-oncology nurses to run in different locations accross England over 2017/18, our Impact Days have started, and we have two brand new booklets out and available for you! 

Have a look below for more information on the above and more, and let us know if you have any questions!

2017 Impact Days for Patients and health care professionals

Our 2017 Patient Impact Days began recently with a day in Glasgow and a day in London, and we have three more coming up in Bristol, Birmingham and Leeds. These events focus on Bloodwise research and on hearing from inspirational people whose lives have been affected by blood cancer. 

To find out about the Impact Days coming up please click here >
A patient experience: 

Carrie Grime, one of our Patient Ambassadors has kindly agreed to write about her own experience with blood cancer, her treatment team, her ongoing treatment, and her new role as a volunteer for Bloodwise. 

To read her blog in full please click here >
2017/18 Haemato-oncology Nurses Shared Learning Conferences

Our first Shared Learning Conference for Haemato-Oncology Nurses in March 2017 was such a success that we've decided to run four more in 2017/18 in London, Bath, Nottingham and Manchester for any haematology nurses who would like to attend!

Click here to find out more >
New Bloodwise Information Booklets for patients:

Exciting News: Bloodwise have just launched two new Patient Information Booklets, one on Clinical Trials and one on Eating Well with Neutropaenia. Click below to have a look at the booklets and find out more!

P​lease click here for more info >
Your Impact: Jayne Chappels

Meet Jayne Chappels, a haematology Nurse Specialist at Ipswich Hospital working with patients and their families, and helping Bloodwise to provide the best information and support possible!

Click here to read about Jayne's role and what she's up to >

Research Roundup 

Researchers running a study supported by Bloodwise have found that when mistakes  are made by a gene when translating DNA into protein it may lead to the development of myelodysplastic syndrome.

Read more about this here >

Help us to understand patient need by completing this short survey: 

We need your help to understand how well patients are currently being supported to live well with and beyond blood cancer. Completing this survey will help us to identify anything missing from the current Cancer Recovery Package.

Read our Blog to find out more and Take the 10 minute survey now > 
Join the Bloodwise Nurses Facebook Group!

The Bloodwise Nurses Facebook Group is a private community of haemato-oncology nurses across the UK who use this forum to share questions, thoughts and news.

Click here to find out more >

Do you have something you'd like to share with our haemato-oncology nursing network? Drop us an email at to find out how you can get your update, story or event featured in our monthly bulletin.

​If you're interested in joining our network, get in touch anytime. If you've received this email by mistake, or no longer wish to be on our mailing list, please let us know.

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