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Next Support Group Meeting - 13th July Provisional - Details


We have lined up a number of the country's top expert clinicians in health matters impacting men from age 50 to come and talk with you, with the aim of helping you maintain the best possible quality of life.

  • How should you maintain a healthy lifestyle?
  • Do you notice it's getting more difficult or takes longer to go upstairs?
  • Are you starting to have problems peeing, and what should you be doing to maintain your continence into older age?
  • Are you aware of your risk of prostate cancer and what you should be doing about it?
  • Is your sexual function waning?

Come with your questions and learn about men's health and disease from national clinical experts. Enjoy the educational discussion and humorous discourse.

Refreshments and lunch are provided.

Men's Health Day Programme

0915 Registration and Coffee
0940 Welcome and Introduction Bob Arthy
Morning Chairman Julian Shah
0945 Understanding natural functions Julian Shah
1015 Medical conditions affecting the ageing male Prof Roger Kirby
1045 BREAK
1115 Maintaining a Healthy Lifestyle Prof Mike Kirby
1145 Prostate diseases - Benign Vimo Arumuhan
Prostate diseases - Malignant Alvan Pope
1230 A patient's view Andrew Gabriel
1245 LUNCH
Afternoon Chairman Alvan Pope
1330 The pelvic floor in men Victoria Muir
1400 Sex after 50 in men Asif Muneer
1430 Keeping fit and how to do it Victoria Muir
1500 Questions and Answers All Presenters


Reception Hall
Royal Masonic School for Girls
Chorleywood Road
Rickmansworth WD3 4HF

1.2 miles from M25 J18.
0.6 miles from Rickmansworth Station
( London Underground Metropolitan Line, and Chiltern Railways).

Free parking on site.


£22 per person, including refreshments and lunch.

Tickets are available to buy online here and from the Chorleywood Book Shop.

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