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Events 2016

Monday 12 December 2016 - Annual General Meeting

Business reports, election of new committee members, cheese and wine and other refreshments, musical entertainment by MKele Ukelele Band. Our Patrons, Mr Tom Leslie and Mr Henry Andrews held an interesting Q & A session.

19th November 2016 - Awareness presentation to Milton Keynes Friends of the Caribbean

Presented by David Buckley and David Tomlinson.

14th November 2016 - Awareness presentation to Milton Keynes Central Rotary Club

Presented by David and Maria Buckley.

7 November 2016 - Talks by local GP Dr John Slippe-Quartey and Sally Siddique 

At our evening meeting Dr Quartey spoke on the criteria used for referrals and Sally Siddique spoke about Penny Brohn Cancer Services.

23 October 2016 - PSA Testing at the Masonic Hall, Queensway, Bletchley

 Over 70 men from the Milton Keynes area came to our PSA blood test event to assess their prostate cancer risks.

The tests identified five men who were advised to see their GPs for further investigation.​

This event was supported by funding from the MK Community Foundation.

14 October 2016 - Buckingham Golf Club

We gave an awareness talk to club members.

6 October 2016 - Healthwatch Health and Social Care Event, CMK

Once again we took the opportunity to join with other participating groups and organisations with the purpose of informing the public of our objectives and activities and to distribute leaflets about prostate cancer.

Monday 26 September 2016 - Radiotherapy and Brachyotherapy and their side effects

Over 25 people turned up at this evening meeting for a well-illustrated and very informative presentation by Glenda Logsdail, consultant radiologist, and Emma Draper, radiotherapist from Northampton Hospital.

Monday 25 July 2016​ - Quiz Night

40 people, including guests from Aylesbury and Beds PCSGs, turned up at Abbey Hill Golf Club for our first social event. 


Monday 13 June 2016​ - Sex Therapy

Sex Therapist Stephanie Jones of Relate gave a presentation of how to cope with sexual difficulties caused by cancer and its treatment.

Wednesday 18 May 2016​ - Wellbeing Event in Shenley Wood Village 

We manned a stall for the Village's annual Wellbeing Event.


Wednesday 18 May 2016​ - Tackle AGM in London

Steve Bigrave and George Congie attended on our behalf.


Monday 11 April 2016​ - Professor Robert Thomas

Professor Thomas gave us a presentation on lifestyle and prostate cancer (see also under "Lifestyle").

2 April 2016 - Presentation to MK Carribean Community

David Buckley and Ted Skone gave an illustrated awareness talk at the Carribean Community's meeting room. This was well received and led to a lively Q & A session.

16th March 2016 - Presentation to Men in Sheds 

Martin Bell, David Tomlinson and Ivan Hackman gave an awareness talk for Men in Sheds at their meeting place in Kiln Farm. 

Monday 15 February 2016 - A double bill

Jim Webster talked about bees and their health benefits and Alan Flook related his experiences of prostate cancer treatment.

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