Welcome to haemophilia.ie
The Irish Haemophilia Society represents the interests of people with haemophilia, von Willebrand’s disease and other inherited bleeding disorders. We provide information, education, publications, outreach and support, advocacy, hospital and home visits and conferences and events for people with bleeding disorders and their families. We aim to assist people with bleeding disorders to be positive and proactive with their health and to maximise their quality of life.
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 Read more >
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 >
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. Read more >
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 >
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 >