SPIN - Issue 112 (2024)

4 SPIN 112 © 2024 The Ménière’s Society ’s Society Society News Welcome to Spin 112 Welcome to the first issue of Spin for 2024. We hope the new year has been kind to you so far and 2024 proves to be a great year. Our office team has been hard at work getting our member communications, online support sessions, and annual conference underway amongst other activities. Check out this issue and our website for further updates. Please also contact us if you have any questions or feedback. Annual Conference “Had a great day meeting with fellow sufferers. Food was amazing. I shall be returning next year for sure.” Our annual conference will take place in London on Saturday 18 May 2024 10:30—16:30. Topics will cover the latest research updates and ways to help manage your symptoms and condition. A full list of speakers will be published shortly, but will include: • Mr Yougan Saman, ENT Consultant, Leicester Royal Infirmary • Hidden Hearing Our conference brings together those affected by vestibular (inner ear) disorders with health professionals, and the trustees and staff of the Ménière’s Society. It’s always an informative and enjoyable event. During lunch and breaks there are opportunities for networking and visiting information stands. A hearing loop and speech-to-text reporting will be in place. Tickets from £42. A booking form is included with this issue of Spin. You can also book online or call us on 01306 876883 to book over the phone. We hope to see you there! Balance Awareness Week 2024 Save the Date! This year’s Balance Awareness Week will take place 15—21 September 2024. We’ll be sharing more information in the next issue of Spin. In the meantime, please ‘save the date’. You can also contact us to register interest and for more information. Email info@menieres.org.uk or call us on 01306 876883. Information will also be shared on our website: https://www. menieres.org.uk/support-us/baw. Easyfundraising Easyfundraising turns your everyday online shopping into free donations for the Ménière’s Society. How? Just start your online shopping first at https://www.easyfundraising.org.uk/ causes/menieres/ then shop as normal. The retailers will then make a small donation to say “thank you”. It won’t cost you a penny extra, but really helps us to raise funds.