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The UK ITP Forum have updated their information for patients with ITP regarding coronavirus…
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Global Awareness Week - Patient Stories

We are celebrating Global Awareness Week (21st to 25th September 2020, with some fantastic Patient Stories, go to ITP Patient Stories If you would like your ITP story published email it to mervyn.morgan@itpsupport.org.uk

The TRAPeze (Thrombopoietin Receptor Agonist Patient experience) survey

The TRAPeze (Thrombopoietin Receptor Agonist Patient experience) survey About the survey We are pleased to announce the launch of a new survey, the TRAPeze study is about life with immune thrombocytopenia (ITP). We would like to understand how ITP affects your daily life and what treatments and…

ITP Registries - September 2020 update

UK ITP Registries The ITP Support Association has been a proud supporter of the UK ITP Registries since their inception. In 2020 we continued this support with grants of £22,000 for the Adult ITP Registry at Barts Health NHS Trust and £22,000 for the Childhood ITP Registry at the Royal Manchester…

The latest edition of the Platelet (September 2020 edition) is now available

The latest edition of the Platelet (September 2020 edition) is now available to download, due to the Covid-19 pandemic printed copies may take a little longer than normal to be produced and despatched, therefore we will be making this edition free to download for the next few weeks. Enjoy some…
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The Flu vaccine and ITP

The Flu vaccine and ITP. Please note that this general advice on the influenza vaccine has been written by one of the Association's medical advisors, Professor Adrian Newland CBE, but it does not replace any advice given to you by your consultant or GP who knows you and your ITP. The influenza…

International ITP Alliance: Updates and upcoming events

International ITP Alliance: Updates and upcoming events Our good friend, Nancy Potthast, Director of Marketing at the Platelet Disorder Support Association in the United States of America has produced this update for globalITP.org which is the website for the ITP International Alliance. First and…

Cinderella study - Bleeding Disorder Survey

The ITP Support Association are proud to support Haemnet and the Cinderella Study survey! If you're a woman and have been affected by a #bleedingdisorder, please do get involved and complete this survey. Link https://haemnet.typeform.com/to/uWufTI The following is the text published by Haemnet…

A big shout out to Kidderminster Harriers Under 10s

Before the Covid-19 lockdown Kidderminster Harriers Under 10’s organised a Parents v Players Charity game to raise money for the ITP Support Association. A member of the team, George, has a sister who suffers with ITP, so the team wanted to come together to raise some money and promote awareness.

Global ITP Awareness Week Scheduled for Week of 21st September.

Global ITP Awareness Week 21st to 25th September. Immune Thrombocytopenia (ITP) is the most common autoimmune bleeding disorder affecting 10 times as many people as hemophilia, yet is unknown to most. Beginning 21st September and ending on 25th September (Sport Purple for Platelets Day), ITP…
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Webinar: ITP and Covid-19 Q&A - 16th April - Full Recording

Webinar: ITP and Covid-19 Q&A - 16th April - Full Recording The United Kingdom ITP Support Association has a proud record spanning 25 years, providing trusted resources and advice for those living life with ITP. We are acutely aware from the many emails, letters and telephone calls we have received…

2.6 Challenge - The Hare Family raise £245 on a treadmill

2.6 Challenge - The Hare Family raise £245 on a treadmill As part of the 2.6 Challenge Amanda, Will, Ellé, Ben & Delphi covered the distance of the London marathon on their home treadmill running and walking (for little legs and muscles) 26.2 miles to help support the ITP Support Association,…

We are now publishing some of the excellent articles received from ITP Patients about their experiences with the condition.

If you have an ITP Story that you would like to share please contact us by email Contact us. We can share on this website and in our quarterly journal, The Platelet.