UK MDS Forum Officers


Dr Dominic Culligan (Chairman)
Dr Sally Killick (Secretary)
Dr Jonathan Kell (Treasurer)
Dr Sally Killick (NCRI MDS subgroup Chair)
Vacant post (Education Lead)

Executive Members: Prof David Bowen
Dr Jackie Boultwood
Dr Chris Dalley
Dr Helen Enright
Dr Austin Kulasekararaj
Dr Pramila Krishnamurthy
Dr Gail Jones
Prof Judith Marsh
Prof Ghulam Mufti
Prof Tony Pagliuca
Dr Jane Parker
Dr Lynn Quek
Dr Manoj Raghavan
Dr Simone Green
Dr Juliet Mills
Mr Ted Peel
Dr Rohini Radia
Dr Dan Wiseman

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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