Manchester Central Support Group

Meetings held on the 1st Thursday of each month except for January and August, meet at 7.30pm for an 8pm start and the private meeting room is located on the ground floor.

Meetings held at “The Welcome Inn” Bury Old Road, Whitefield, Manchester M45 6TA. Donation of £1 each at meetings. Plus an optional raffle £1.

Honorary Chairperson: Stan Thompson BA (Econ)  Tel: 07833 218 863 or Email:


Gina Meyer, Regional Development Manager  on 07712524880, or email

Programme for 2017

2nd February

AGM at 7.30pm then at 8pm;
Reporting from the 2016 National Osteoporosis Conference 
Christina Heaton – Falls Coordinator/FLS Wigan.

2nd March

“What to do if somebody is distressed”
Presented by Judith Jones (British Red Cross) Adult Learning Coordinator.

6th April

“Osteoporosis: Exercise & Goal Setting. Why and How?”
 By Richard Cowley – Physiotherapist – PENNINE ACUTE HOSPITALS NHS TRUST.

4th May

“Age UK Services”
 Presented by Jennifer Gregory – Age UK Advice Manager.

1st June

“Extend Exercise”
 Presented by Pearl Segal.

6th July

“NOS Website Update”
 Presented by Stan Thompson (BA Econ).

7th September

(Choir) To be confirmed.

5th October

“Update on Treatment for Osteoporosis”
Presented by Dr Terry O’Neil.

2nd November

“The Annual Osteoporosis Medical Update”
Presented by Caroline Jagger/Wendy Rowe (NHS Osteoporosis Nurse) Manchester Royal Infirmary.

7th December

‘What are we celebrating this year?’
 By Stan Thompson
“DIY Buffet” To celebrate another successful year.