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Unicorn Foundation NZ are pleased to announce that the South Island Neuroendocrine Nurses’ Workshop will be held on Friday 11th June, 8:30 - 5pm at the Heartland Hotel Cotswold, Christchurch.

South Island NET Cancer Education Day

Thursday 10th June, 9am - 4pm

At Heartland Hotel Cotswold, Christchurch

Our first South Island patient focused education day is open to all patients and support persons interested neuroendocrine cancer, with valuable discussions, Q&A sessions planned, plus a great opportunity to meet others in the NET Cancer community. 

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We are thrilled to have the support to provide an extensive programme featuring guest speakers who will present on topics such as; an introduction to NETs, an MDM (multidisciplinary meeting) where cases will be discussed by a panel of specialists, diarrhoea, managing NET symptoms with diet, tips from a psychologist, updates on PRRT in New Zealand and patient stories.


Workshop chairs, NET Nurse specialist Avril Hull and Lesley Harrison will be joined by clinical director of anatomical pathology, Associate Prof. Chris Hemmings, medical oncologist and lecturer, Dr. Sharon Pattison, specialist general and hepatopancreatobiliary surgeon, Mr Todd Hore, endocrinologist and research fellow, Dr. Veronica Boyle, radiology fellow, Dr Nick Begg, Unicorn Foundation’s CEO, Michelle Sullivan and others. 


We are able to provide this study day free of charge for patients and support people. Registration is required and lunch and break refreshments will be provided.


We have arranged a $99 room special (double or twin) at the Heartland Hotel, for guests who are coming from outside of the Christchurch region. Please phone the venue directly (03-355-3535) and to get the special rate, please quote "Unicorn Foundation NET Cancer Day" 


For those in the North Island, another education day will be held in Auckland on Thursday 26th August at Domain Lodge, Cancer Society, Grafton. Put the date in your diary and keep an eye out for information and how to register in July.


Please share this information with others in the NET Cancer community that may be interested in this education day.


The Unicorn team look forward to meeting you soon. Please do not hesitate to get in touch if you have any questions;  Spaces are limited, so register today!

About the venue:

Heartland Hotel Cotswold

88-96 Papanui Road,

Merivale, 8014


(03) 355 35 35 

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