News 2020

Brian O’Mahony Award 2020

Nominations are now open for the 2020 Brian O’Mahony Award for outstanding contribution to haemophilia care in Ireland. Nominations can be proposed only by members of the Society. Members of the current board or staff cannot be nominated. If you Read more >

What to Expect when Attending Children’s Health Ireland at Crumlin

During the Covid-19 pandemic arrangements in Children’s Health Ireland at Crumlin have changed somewhat. Below is a brief outline of some changes you can expect to find; There is a security guard based at all public entrances to the hospital Read more >

Flu Vaccine for Children

Did you know children aged 2 to 12 can get the nasal flu vaccine for free? Influenza (flu) is a very infectious illness caused by the flu virus. Flu spreads easily and infects both children and adults. Children are more Read more >

Travelling or Studying Abroad? What You Need to Know….

If you are relocating or studying abroad there is a lot to consider before you travel. Each country has their own rules and regulations that you must follow to ensure you receive equivalent healthcare to what you receive here in Read more >

The Patient Advocacy Service

The Patient Advocacy Service is an independent, free and confidential service to assist people to make a complaint about the care they have experienced in public acute hospitals. Launched in 2019, it is funded directly by the Department of Health and Read more >

The Long Acting Factor 9 (LAF9) study

The Long Acting Factor 9 (LAF9) study is being carried out in the National Coagulation Centre to assess the impact of switching from Benefix to Alprolix treatment for adults with severe haemophilia B. This study is investigating the clinical outcomes Read more >

Member Survey 2020: I.H.S. Services During The Pandemic – Have your say!

The Irish Haemophilia Society would like to get your feedback and opinions or support and services during the pandemic. We’ve compiled a short survey looking at Outreach, Publications, Social Media & Website, and Conferences, Events & Webinars The survey should Read more >

Upcoming Webinars in November / December

Continuing with our series of Webinars and Q&A Sessions, we have further meetings coming up on; Wednesday, November 11 @ 6PM: ‘Covid-19 & Haemophilia’ with Dr. Cedric Hermans This webinar has unfortunately been cancelled: Tuesday, November 17 @ 6pm: ‘Coping During Read more >

Webinar: An Update on the National Coagulation Centre with Dr Niamh O’Connell

We’ve been uploading recordings from our ongoing series of webinars so you catch up on the ones you’ve missed at your convenience. The latest of which is An Update on the National Coagulation Centre with Dr Niamh O’Connell recorded on Read more >

Educational Grants 2020 Update

Thanks to everyone who applied for an educational grant from the I.H.S. This year we received a lot of applications once again this year, which is brilliant! The I.H.S. educational grants are hugely beneficial and go some way to helping Read more >

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