We’re welcoming in 2023 with a range of exciting webinars and practical workshops to help connect you to others who know and understand about living with a laryngectomy. We have a number of special guests throughout these months, so make sure to check out what’s available.

New hosting platform – Microsoft Teams

Our MyLife events will now be held on the platform Microsoft Teams. You can join the Microsoft Team webinar either by the Teams app or view your web browser. To learn more about how to use join the webinar via the Microsoft Team platform, please download our how-to guide.

February

Workshop

Troubleshooting your voice prosthesis leakage

27th February, 2pm

You will receive practical demonstration on how to clean your voice prosthesis and how to check for leakage.

Our qualified nurses and speech and language therapists will provide you with advice and guidance on how to solve your voice prosthesis issues. Plus, there will be a chance for you to ask questions.

Please bring with you:

• Voice prosthesis brush
• Mirror
• Torch

March

Webinar

Breaking barriers on International Women’s Day

7th March, 2pm

To celebrate International Women’s Day, we are hosting a panel of inspirational women who are living with a tracheostomy or a total laryngectomy.

These women will be telling their stories and sharing their experiences on how having a life-changing surgical procedure has affected them and will be giving their advice on how to overcome potential hurdles.

Webinar

Patients journey – from day to night

28th March, 2pm

Our experts will provide practical tips on how to get started with HMEs and how to track your progress day and night. You’ll also hear from patients about their experiences using HMEs day and night and find out ways to improve pulmonary health and the importance of hydration, humidification and HMEs.

February

On-Demand Webinar

Adapting to your new life with a tracheostomy

19th – 25th February

At Atos we are here to support you with life after your surgery, so you don’t feel alone.

In this webinar, we will discuss the options you have available when it comes to your needs and how to adjust to your new way of living.

Once registered, you’ll will receive an email at 08:00 on Monday 19th February and you’ll have until Sunday 25th February to access this.

March

Webinar

Breaking barriers on International Women’s Day

7th March, 2pm

To celebrate International Women’s Day, we are hosting a panel of inspirational women who are living with a tracheostomy or a total laryngectomy.

These women will be telling their stories and sharing their experiences on how having a life-changing surgical procedure has affected them and will be giving their advice on how to overcome potential hurdles.

Workshop

Life at home living with your tracheostomy

19th March, 2pm

An open discussion workshop with one of our nurses, covering everything about life at home now you have a tracheostomy. This is a great chance to chat to others and get some useful tips about what you can do at home, to make life easier. This could include, how to set up a cleaning station, what portable nebuliser to use and what to keep in your emergency kit when away from home.