All Ireland ITP Support Group Meeting 10th January 2022

 2022 01 11

 

During the Covid19 pandemic all of our ITP Patient Group meetings have taken place on Zoom. This is a recording of the All Ireland ITP Patient Meeting was held on 10th January 2022. For details of further Patient meetings please visit our website at www.itpsupport.org.uk.

You can download a copy of the Shared Decision Making document for FREE from the ITP Support Association website at https://www.itpsupport.org.uk/index.php/en/home/shared-decision-making
... or if you require a hard copy of it you can email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

ITP Support association also have a very helpful leaflet on ITP and Dental Treatment which makes it very clear to dentists what ITP is all about etc. Again email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Remember, issues with tiredness and fatigue are very debilitating. These can be discussed with your clinician and it is necessary to find ways to deal with these effects. Keep a diary of how you are, and work out how you can do small activities interspersed with rest. To download a copy of the PDF Booklet, titled ‘Fatigue in ITP please click this link: https://www.itpsupport.org.uk/download/Fatigue%20in%20ITP%202019.pdf
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The BBC Christmas Lectures by Professor Sir Jonathan Van-Tam were discussed, these can be viewed via the BBC i-player website at https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/m0012tz5/sign/royal-institution-christmas-lectures-2021-2-the-perfect-storm

Our Covid-19 Vaccine Survey is still open, we have added some additional questions covering the Booster vaccine jab. We would also welcome any youngsters with ITP (18’s and below) who have had their vaccine to complete the survey. Please go to our website at: https://www.itpsupport.org.uk/index.php/en/16-home/217-itp-patient-covid-19-vaccine-survey-2021 to take part.