Events from the Brompton & Harefield Hospitals

We are delighted to share details of upcoming events open to members and patients of the Royal Brompton & Harefield Hospitals. Please remember to register in advance so that they can send you the link to join the webinar. Got questions? Please contact Nancy at n.dickinson@rbht.nhs.uk.

 

Learn about the employment support available for people with long-term health conditions / disabilities, hosted by Brompton Fountain

 

Wednesday, 26 May

5.00pm – 6:00pm

Online

To register, please click here. Please note this event is only open to patients of Royal Brompton and Harefield hospitals.

 

Are you worried about finding employment or curious what support is available? Are you unsure whether to disclose your health condition to a potential employer? Do you want to find out about Disability Confident employers? Rabia Lemahieu, from Disability Rights UK, will be presenting and answering your questions about employment and access to work. This webinar is suitable for all ages, particularly teenagers and young adults entering employment. Parents are also welcome to attend.

 

 

The role of genetic testing in diagnosing health conditions –NEW event

 

Thursday, 3 June

10:30 – 11:30am

Online

To register, please click here. If you would like to share details of this event with friends and family, please note they will need to use this link to register.

 

This is a unique opportunity to join Dr Deborah Morris-Rosendahl, consultant clinical scientist and head of the Clinical Genetics and Genomics Laboratory, as she talks about the significant role genetic testing plays in diagnosing suspected inherited cardiac and respiratory conditions. As she and her team celebrate the milestone achievement of analysing 10,000 samples of DNA, Dr Morris-Rosendahl will also share how genetic testing has enabled clinical teams across Royal Brompton and Harefield to diagnose conditions such as cystic fibrosis and inherited arrthymias at an early stage, when treatment can be more effective.

 

 

Graft, grace and gratitude: encounters with the Royal Brompton Hospital archive

 

Thursday, 10 June

6:00 -7:00pm

Online

To register, please click here

 

Giskin Day, a Principal Teaching Fellow at Imperial College London where she leads on medical humanities, will talk about her experiences working with material from the historic archives of the Royal Brompton Hospital, and the findings of her research so far.

 

If you have any questions about these events or your membership, please contact Nancy at n.dickinson@rbht.nhs.uk.

Keeping ahead of COVID-19

Covid-19 is very unsettling for all of our PCD community – we will be regularly updating this page with latest information and ideas on how to keep yourselves entertained whilst self-isolating.