News 2021

ANNOUNCEMENT: A Trip to Dublin Zoo!

Dublin Zoo is celebrating a milestone year as it marks its 190th anniversary. Dublin Zoo is a cherished Irish institution and a trip to the Zoo is a childhood memory many generations will remember fondly. The I.H.S. are delighted to Read more >

Novel Treatments in Haemophilia & other Bleeding Disorders 2021 – Issue 1

A Periodic Review | 2021 – Issue 1 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 Read more >

Launch of Heart & Blood Campaign

We are excited to be involved with @MediaplanetIE on the Heart and Blood Campaign, launched in the Irish Independent and online. Read all about the various conditions affecting blood health such as blood cancers, blood clotting disorders and thrombosis and Read more >

I.H.S. Summer Magazine Out Now!

Our Summer Magazine is out now and comes packed with lots of interesting articles from members and staff, news and updates, reports and more. We, like you are looking forward to a nice summer as we begin to, hopefully, emerge Read more >

Annual Report 2020 | Available Now

Our Annual Report 2020 is available now with overviews on our activities, events, support and finance, and more from last year. Member’s should have received a physical copy in the post already but it is also available here digitally. You Read more >

2021 Educational Grants: Applications Now Open

We are delighted to announce that applications are now invited for the 2021 Educational Grants. The Society offers educational grants each year to people with haemophilia or related bleeding disorders, and/or their immediate family members who go on to do Read more >

CHI Message to Families attending CHI hospitals June 8 – 11 2021

Children’s Health Ireland (CHI) continues to review the situation resulting from the recent HSE cyber-attack and have provided us with the following update: Message to Families attending Children’s Health Ireland Hospitals Children’s Health Ireland (CHI) is continuing to review the Read more >

2021 VHI Virtual VHI Women’s Mini Marathon

Registration is now open for this year’s Women’s Mini Marathon which will be a virtual event and takes place on Sunday 19th September. You can race the real route of the VHI Women’s Mini Marathon in Dublin City from your Read more >

Innovative education tool will make a big difference to children with haemophilia

A clever education tool for children with haemophilia and their families has been created through an innovative collaboration involving students from the Creative Media Department of the Munster Technological University, Children’s Health Ireland at Crumlin and the Irish Haemophilia Society. Read more >

Bruising, nosebleeds and heavy periods in women – the symptoms of an underdiagnosed inherited disease that affects one in every 1000 Irish people

Originally published in Irish Independent on May 24, 2021 – read it here in full. Co Meath man Donal McCann suffers from bleeding disorder Von Willebrand disease. He shares what life is like with the condition, his relief at not Read more >

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