Year: 2021

IBTS to introduce further changes to its donor eligibility policies

  In 2020, a Social Behaviour Review Group was established to review the current blood donor deferral policies of the Irish Blood Transfusion Service (IBTS). The group was Chaired by Professor Mary Horgan and membership included IBTS Donor Consultants, Infectious Disease Physicians, Public Health Physicians, an Epidemiologist, and the IBTS Risk & Resilience Manager. Stakeholders …

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Novel Treatments in Haemophilia & other Bleeding Disorders 2021 – Issue 2

A Periodic Review | 2021 – Issue 2 The therapeutic landscape in haemophilia continues to change rapidly and it can be difficult to keep up to date. The Society has adapted a publication compiled by the European Haemophilia Consortium to produce a comprehensive update on ‘Novel Treatments in Haemophilia & other Bleeding Disorders: A Periodic …

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Children’s Health Ireland Virtual Family Forum

Children’s Health Ireland are holding a Virtual Family Forum Meeting on 14 December 2021. This will be the second Family Forum meeting since becoming CHI. The Family Forum aims to showcase of CHI progress, initiatives and an opportunity for discussion with our CHI families. CHI are inviting parents/guardians/care givers/previous patients (inpatients, outpatients or day case …

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