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
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
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.