North West and North West Regional Conference Join us for the North West and North Wales Regional Conference on Sunday 15th September. We will be joined by Professor Bethan Lang, myaware trustee and chair of our Medical and Scientific Committee along with other advice and support agencies. Below is the day's agenda: From 10:15 a.m. Arrival and registration (breakfast rolls and tea/coffee are available) 11:00 a.m. Welcome and introductions 11:05 a.m. - 11:35 a.m. Update from Karl Parr - myaware support worker - North West 11:35 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Leigh Cartwright - advanced paramedic practitioner - North West Ambulance Service 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Lunch/networking 1:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. Keynote speaker Professor Bethan Lang, myaware trustee and chair of our Medical and Scientific Committee Please note that Bethan is a scientist and not medically qualified and so cannot give advice on members' personal medication (which should always be discussed with your own GP and/or neurologist). 2:45 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Tea/comfort break Benefits advice One-to-one Skype sessions with Steve Bradshaw, myaware's benefits and welfare officer. These will be 10 minute appointments only until 3:45 p.m. 3:00 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Armchair yoga with Katrina from Luna Yoga 3:45 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Raffle and close A buffet lunch and further refreshments will be provided. Places are limited and registration is essential on a first come, first served basis. To come along, register below, or contact Karl Parr on 07395 794 063 or at [email protected]. This conference has been kindly funded by the National Lottery Awards for All Community Fund. Directions to the venue By road: From M60 Northbound Leave the M60 at Junction 15 and join the M61 Northbound Leave the M61 at Junction 6 and at the roundabout at the end of the slip road turn left onto the A6027. At the next roundabout, turn right onto the A4 (Chorley Road) and follow the road for approximately half a mile. The hotel is located on the right-hand side. From M61 Southbound Leave the M61 at Junction 6 and at the roundabout at the end of the slip road, turn left onto the A6027. At the next roundabout, turn right onto the A4 (Chorley Road) and follow the road for approximately half a mile. The hotel is located on the right-hand side. By train: Both Horwich Parkway Station and Blackrod Station are one and a half miles from the hotel.