St John and St Elizabeth Hospital has been a central point for Achalasia Group meetings.
Dates For The Diary
(currently by Zoom video conference)
Sunday 9th May, 2pm - London Group +
Sunday 16th May, 2pm - Manchester Group
Sunday 23rd May, 2pm - SW Group
Sunday 13th June, 2pm - London Group +
Sunday 11th July, 2pm - London Group +
All monthly meetups are informal and provide an opportunity to simply talk to and learn from others with achalasia. The London meetings usually take place at the Lanes Coffee Shop in the Marriott Hotel, Marble Arch, London W1K 7AA. However, in the current situation will be held by video conference.
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Please email us if you have any questions about the meetups, or if you're interested in helping with forming a group in your area.
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Questions and Answers for Parents of Children with Achalasia (from meeting held 10th Feb 2021)
Please do review our Draft of the minutes from the above most valued meeting. With Dr Osvaldo Borrelli, consultant paediatric gastroenterologist, Great Ormond Street hospital, London, and Dr Raj Parmar, consultant paediatric gastroenterologist at Great North Children’s hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne. Chaired by Majid Hashemi FRCS, Medical Chair, Consultant Upper GI Surgeon.
Download the Draft Paper:
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