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The Hypothalamopituitary Axis Tumour (HPAT) virtual MDT
Anyone wishing to share a case discussion on patients with a difficult craniopharyngioma or other midline hypothalamopituitary axis tumour (HPAT) are welcome to join the virtual MDT interest group chaired every 3rd Tuesday 12.00-13.00h from GOSH with endocrine, neuro-oncology, neurosurgical and neuroradiological colleagues.
To join you will need:
a nominated endocrine/neuro-oncology and neurosurgical lead for your centre.
to inform email@example.com of the case one week in advance if possible (phone 0207-405-9200 Xt 0403) and with a copy to our manager firstname.lastname@example.org.
to arrange for a neuroradiologist to present your scans at your end or IEP your scans across the Monday before to email@example.com.
a pre-arranged and tested IT link arranged with firstname.lastname@example.org and a prior connection check at 11.45h before each MDT.
Connection details required to dial to connect to the next & any future meetings for this MDT:
Room Name: Midline Tumour MDT, Room PIN Number: 2039, N3 Address: email@example.com or 10.101.63.197 and choose Midline Tumour MDT from the Auto Attendant Menu.
Internet IP Address: firstname.lastname@example.org or 188.8.131.52 and choose Midline Tumour MDT from the Auto Attendant Menu ISDN Number: 0207 320 2039.