2018 AGM

2018 Annual Conference and AGM – “Healthy Mind, Healthy Body”


Tuesday 12 June 2018



The 2018 Annual Conference and AGM of The National Federation of Prostate Cancer Support Groups will be held on Tuesday 12 June in:

Lloyd Room
Hornton Grange
53 Edgbaston Park Road
B15 2RS

Please note that the venue is brand new but building works are continuing on the site.

For those of you who attended last year, the venue is not the same but just down the road. For directions and parking, click here.

Agenda and Papers

The agenda and supporting papers are available here.


The event starts at 10.30am and finishes at 4.30pm and the programme is as follows:

10.00 Coffee and Registration

10.30 Welcome and Introduction - Roger Wotton

10.40 Lifestyle and Prostate Cancer: Professor Robert Thomas, Consultant Oncologist, Bedford and Addenbrooke’s Cambridge University Hospitals

11.40 AGM & Open Forum

12.40 Buffet Lunch

13.40 An Holistic View of Managing Health: Dr. Stéphanie McArdle, Senior Researcher  in Tumour Immunology, Nottingham Trent University

14.10 Integrating the Art of Living with the Science of Health: Sue Cooper, Integrative Health and Well-being Advisor and Ambassador to Nottinghamshire Hospice

14.40 A Personal Battle with Terminal Cancer: Connell McNelis

15.10 Tea Break

15.40 Clinical Panel Discussion/Q&A with speakers

16.30 Close of Conference/Tea & Networking


As usual, we would encourage as many Member Groups as possible to attend the day’s events along with their wives or partners. Attendance is free to representatives of Member Groups. In addition, as in past years, we are in a position to offer travel expense refunds for up to two representatives from each Group. Download an Expenses Claim Form.

To book places, please email the following information to info@tackleprostate.org.

  • Name(s) of participant(s)

  • Support Group Name

  • Any dietary requirements

  • Contact telephone number and email address

  • Please indicate which participant will be the Group’s Delegate for AGM voting