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EMA statement regards the Covid-19 Vaccine AstraZeneca

Below is the European Medicines Agency (EMA) statement regards the Covid-19 Vaccine AstraZeneca: COVID-19 Vaccine AstraZeneca: benefits still outweigh the risks despite possible link to rare blood clots with low blood platelets EMA’s safety committee, PRAC, concluded its preliminary review of Read more >

Extended Half Life Factor IX

National Procurement process for Extended Half Life Factor IX concentrate has just been completed by the Haemophilia Product Selection and Monitoring Advisory Board (HPSMAB). The Society are represented on this Board by Declan Noone and Brian O Mahony who is Read more >

Conference & AGM 2021: Sessions on Demand

Our Conference & AGM 2021 took place virtually this year, with sessions taking place over the evenings of March 1 – 4. We are very pleased with how the conference went and are thrilled that so many of you could Read more >

Watch: ‘Staying Healthy at Home: Physiotherapy and Exercise Groups’

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 ‘Staying Healthy at Home: Physiotherapy and Exercise Groups’ with Sheila Roche, St. James’s Read more >

Upcoming Webinars in February

Continuing with our series of Webinars, we have further meetings coming up in February on; Wednesday, February 17, 2021 @ 6pm: Staying Healthy at Home: Physiotherapy and Exercise Groups with Sheila Roche, St. James’s Hospital Wednesday, February 24, 2021 @ Read more >

Conference & AGM 2021

Our AGM & Conference 2021 will take place virtually this year, over the evenings of March 1 – 4. AGM packs have gone out to members via An Post and if you would like to attend this conference, due to Read more >

I.H.S. Book Club

We are gauging the level of interest in participating in a Society Book Club. If you are interested, please e mail julia@haemophilia.ie by Friday, January 29. If there is sufficient interest, we will then circulate a list of 4 possible Read more >

Covid-19 and Vaccination

We have no current information on when and where people with haemophilia and other inherited bleeding disorders will be offered one of the licenced Covid-19 vaccines. Some work has been completed on guidance on giving the vaccine, bearing in mind Read more >

Update from National Coagulation Centre | Jan 8

We have received an update regarding services in the National Coagulation Centre in light of the evolving Covid-19 situation we find ourselves in: As we have entered the third wave of this global pandemic, we would like to thank you Read more >

Merry Christmas from the I.H.S.

The Irish Haemophilia Society office will close for Christmas at 3pm on Wednesday, December 23 2020 & will reopen on Monday, January 4 2021 at 9am. In the case of an emergency, please call 01 657 9900 where contact details Read more >

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