News 2017

Winter Magazine 2017

Our Winter Magazine is out now! This season’s issue has a host of great articles from members and staff, interviews, upcoming projects, events, fun, quizzes and games for the kids and much more. There are interesting articles on new developments in Read more >

iPATH: €4M Haemophilia Study Launched

Ground-breaking study will improve patients’ quality of life through personalised treatment The Irish Haemophilia Society in partnership with RCSI (Royal College of Surgeons Ireland), Science Foundation Ireland (SFI), Trinity College, St. James’s Hospital (National Coagulation Centre) and Shire, have announced Read more >

Autumn Magazine 2017

  Our Autumn Magazine is now published! This season’s magazine contains updates from CEO Brian O’Mahony on the inquiry into contaminated blood products in the UK,  advancements in haemophilia therapy and advocacy for improvement of care. It contains new information Read more >

Members Conference 2017

We are pleased to announce details of our Members’ Conference, which takes place in the Hodson Bay Hotel in Athlone, Co. Westmeath, over the weekend of 20th to 22nd October, 2017. Adults’ Programme The adults’ programme, we hope, gives a Read more >

Inhibitor Update

People with haemophilia receive recombinant factor concentrates to help their blood to clot. However, in some people, the immune system may produce antibodies which block the effects of the treatment. These antibodies are known as ‘inhibitors’.   Each year we Read more >

Hospital & Home Visits

The Society offers support to persons with haemophilia, von Willebrand’s disease, related bleeding disorders and to their families on any issue which relates to their haemophilia or their ability to deal with their medical condition. This support includes regular hospital Read more >

Summer Magazine 2017

The summer edition of our quarterly magazine is ready to view online. The magazine includes a report and update from the CEO, dates for your diary, articles from members, reports from events, and information on Educational Grants and Barretstown. Click Read more >

Educational Grants

Have you been accepted onto a post second level educational course? Are you going to college? Do you have haemophilia or a related bleeding disorder? Are you a family member of a person with haemophilia or related bleeding disorder? If Read more >

Mother and Daughters’ Adventure Weekend

  The first ever I.H.S. Mother and Daughter’s event went down a storm last weekend at Lilliput Adventure Centre. We were delighted to see the ladies get stuck in and try their hand at canoeing, rock climbing, mud runs, archery, Read more >

Nutrition tips and Presentation – Dietitian, Ellen Roche

The I.H.S. Ageing Conference took place this year in Hotel Kilkenny from the 19th to 21st May, 2017. There were some extremely interesting and useful presentations that took place throughout the weekend, including a presentation by dietitian, Ellen Roche, who spoke Read more >

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