UK MDS Forum Officers

Professor Ghulam Mufti (Chair)
Dr Sally Killick (Secretary)
Dr Jonathan Kell (Treasurer)
Dr Dominic Culligan (Clinical Trials Co-ordinator)

Executive Members: 
Dr Jackie Boultwood
Professor David Bowen
Dr Simone Green
Dr Chris Dalley
Dr Emma Das-Gupta
Dr Mike Dennis
Dr Mark Drummond
Dr Helen Enright
Dr Gail Jones
Dr Anton Kruger
Professor Judith Marsh
Dr Juliet Mills
Professor Tony Pagliuca
Dr Jane Parker
Dr Manoj Raghavan
Dr Paresh Vyas


IPSS-R MDS Risk Assessment Calculator

Revised International Prognostic Scoring System (IPSS-R) for Myelodysplastic Syndromes Risk Assessment Calculator


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MDS Fact Sheet

MDS Factsheet for GPs General Practicioners

MDS Fact Sheet

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Varicella Vaccine in MDS

Urgent Clarification on varicella vaccine policy

Current advice from the UK MDS Forum is not to give the Live Varicella Vaccine to patients with MDS.

Please read below correspondence between Professor Salisbury and Dr George Follows, the latter on behalf of the CLL Forum, on the varicella vaccine policy.
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NICE Guideline

Lenalidomide for treating myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) associated with an isolated deletion 5q cytogenetic abnormality.

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BSH Guidelines

This is an external link to the home of the British Society for Haematology (BSH). 

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