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Come and learn more about Fibromyalgia – event for patients and the public

27 September 2016

Specialists from the L&D’s Rheumatology team are holding an event on Thursday 6 October for patients and the public who would like to find out more about Fibromyalgia and how to manage chronic pain.

There will be three speakers – consultant Rheumatologist Dr Fishman, Dr Reddy who is a Consultant Pain Specialist and Physiotherapy Manager Peter Krul. The event is free and no booking is necessary.

There will also be information stands run by teams from Live Well Luton, L&D therapies and the Fibromyalgia Support Group.

The event is being held from 6pm – 8pm at The Chiltern Hotel, Waller Ave, Luton LU4 9RU

For more information call 01582 718 305 or email the rheumatology team.

Understanding Fibromyalgia
Chiltern Hotel
Thursday 6 October 2016, 6pm – 8pm
Registration 5.45pm
Everyone welcome

Agenda
6.00pm – Dr D Fishman (Consultant Rheumatologist) – What is Fibromyalgia, how we diagnose and treat.
6.20pm – Peter Krul (Physiotherapy Manager) – Fibromyalgia exercise group
6.40pm – Dr V Reddy (Consultant Pain Specialist) – Understanding chronic pain and self management tips

Media Enquiries

If you have a media enquiry please email pressenquiry@ldh.nhs.ukor call 01582 497 408 and we will get back to you. If you have a media enquiry out of hours (i.e. before 9am, after 5pm or at weekends) and it is urgent, please call the hospital switchboard on 01582 491 166 and ask to speak to the Duty Press Officer.

Communications enquiries
communications@ldh.nhs.uk or call 01582 497 408.

Communications team
Sarah Newby
Head of Communications:
Sarah.Newby@ldh.nhs.uk
Direct line: 01582 497 458
Working hours: 9am to 5pm, Mon – Wed only

Mariane Covington
Communications Manager/Press Officer
Mariane.Covington@ldh.nhs.uk
Direct line: 01582 497 408
Working hours: 9am to 5pm, Mon – Fri

Courteney Black
Internal and Digital Communications Officer
Courteney.Black@ldh.nhs.uk
Working hours: 9am to 5pm Mon – Fri