NET Patient Foundation representatives and supporters took part in a session of events around NET Cancer Day throughout UK. NET Patient Foundation nurse, Nikie Jervis, was on hand to offer advice on how patients can manage their wellbeing on Patient Information Day at the Ann Edgar Charitable Trust.
Almost 70 patients and supporters attended a patient education event at St. James’s University Hospital, Leeds that featured talks on gastrointestinal symptoms and the link to neuroendocrine tumors, the importance of nutrition while living with a NET/NEN and an excellent Q&A session with the experts, featuring: Dr. Alan Anthoney, Cathy Bouvier, Keeley Fairbrass, Steve Hartley, Amanda Proctor, Dr. Chris Williams, Elizabeth Wright, Tara Whyand.
A presentation of the global NET community work, the NPF Ambassadors and some of the NPF’s key projects and campaigns was held by Catherine Bouvier, NPF CEO and INCA President-Elect at the Royal Free patient awareness and support meeting.
Stands to raise awareness about NETs were held by many volunteers and friends in various hospitals throughout UK. The Barnwell Charity Ball in aid of NET Patient Foundation was a huge success for which NET Patient Foundation would like to thank everyone for their support and help.