ITP Support Association Convention 2018

Following last year’s well-received ITP Convention in London, several members approached us with a request that we should once again consider holding a future event in the North West of the country. Therefore, we are pleased to announce that our 2018 Convention will take place at Chester Race Course on Sat 27th October from 10.00 am to 5.00 pm.

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The I-WISh Survey - Now Open

Do you have immune thrombocytopenia / idiopathic thrombocytopenia (ITP)?

Would you like to share your experience of this disease?

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ITP Pocket Log

We are pleased to announce that the Android version of the app is live! It is available to download – free of charge – from Google Play, use the search term “ITP symptom tracker”.

The IOS version has been available for some time from the Apple App Store. 

Everyone involved in the project would like to thank those who sent in ideas for the app after the outline of the project was shared at the ITP Convention last year.

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Neil Dudgeon on Pointless Celebrities

A big thank you to friend of the ITP Support Association Neil Dudgeon, who with partner Annette Badland reached the final only to miss out on the jackpot by 1 point. Neil dedicated his £250 winnings to the ITP Support Association.

 

The June edition of the Platelet is now available to download from the members area of the website, if you have not yet joined the ITP Support Association click here.

The June Platelet is a bumper edition (32 pages) including all the usual favourites, latest fundraising heroes, updates from the ITP office, the American Perspective, plus a report on the recent patient day held in Cardiff and news about our ITP Patient Afternoon at the Platelet Mission in July.

To read this and previous editions of the Platelet go to the members area of the website.

 

A new data protection law is being introduced later this year in the United Kingdom. Therefore we are publishing a new Privacy Notice to show how we use and protect your information and anyone who is connected with The ITP Support Association. In addition everyone who joined the ITP Support Association online or renewed their membership online, there are additional options to chose regarding how we contact you within your membership profile.

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The 20th ITP Convention 2017

Royal Society of Medicine, London.

The 13th is considered by many to be an unlucky number so I am sure, some had misgivings about the date chosen for the annual convention for 2017. They need not have worried.

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Local support group meeting - Surrey Area

We are pleased to announce that the first ITP local support group meeting will be held in the Woking area in January 2018.

ITP’s first local support group will offer ITP patients and their families a chance to meet in an informal setting. The event will be hosted in the home of an ITP patient and supported by an ITP haematologist, both of whom are trustees of the ITP Support Association. It is hoped that, over tea and cake,  those who come will be able to share stories and raise questions that are important to them.

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