St John and St Elizabeth Hospital has been a central point for Achalasia Group meetings.
Dates For The Diary
Children with Achalasia - Specialist Meeting Wednesday 10th February at 5pm
If you are the parent of a child with achalasia, we would love to see you at our on-line Zoom meeting. You are very welcome to invite other parents of children with achalasia, but please would everyone Register - here.
(currently by Zoom video conference)
Sunday 14th March, 2pm - London Group
Sunday 28th March, 2pm - S-West Group
Sunday 11th April, 2pm - London Group
Friday 23rd April, 8pm - Leicester Group
Sunday 9th May, 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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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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