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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 from around the world during the Coronavirus emergency that patients and caregivers managing ITP have specific questions and concerns related to COVID-19 and their condition.

Please join Mervyn Morgan CEO, Prof. Adrian Newland CBE and Rhonda Anderson from the ITP Support Association as they facilitate your questions to a team of World-Renowned ITP experts, Dr. Drew Provan, Dr. Sue Pavord and Dr Quentin Hill.


 
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Professor Adrian Newland is Professor of Haematology at Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry.  He has a long term interest in ITP studying new treatments and the understanding of the disease. With his colleague Drew Provan, he established the UK Adult ITP Registry at Barts and has published extensively on ITP. He is chair of the Trustees of the UK ITP Patient Association.
 
Dr Drew Provan is Emeritus Reader in Autoimmune Haematology at Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry in London, UK. Dr Provan’s research interests include immune thrombocytopenia (ITP), neutropenia and haemolytic anaemia. Along with international colleagues, Drew has recently published the Revised International Consensus Guidelines for the diagnosis and management of ITP in children and adults in Blood Advances.
 
Dr Sue Pavord is a Consultant Haematologist at Oxford University Hospitals and Associate Senior Lecturer in Medicine. Her special areas of interest are obstetric haematology and bleeding disorders, with a particular interest in Immune Thrombocytopenia.  She is co-founder of the UK Obstetric Haematology Group and joint editor of The Obstetric Haematology Manual . Sue runs international courses on haematology in obstetrics, has over 100 publications and book chapters and has authored national and international guidelines relating to the management of haematological disorders in pregnancy.
 
Dr Quentin Hill is a Consultant Haematologist at Leeds Teaching Hospitals and an Honorary Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Leeds. His areas of specialist interest include red cell disorders and immune haematology and he has been particularly involved with studies in Immune Thrombocytopenia and Autoimmune Haemolytic Anaemia and has interests in both treatment effectiveness and quality of life. He is Chair of the UK ITP Clinical Forum and has published widely on the subject of ITP.

Mervyn Morgan is the CEO of the ITP Support Association in the United Kingdom.

Rhonda Anderson is the Senior Patient Mentor at the ITP Support Association and has been with the Charity for many years. Rhonda produces various articles for the Associations Quarterly Journal ‘The Platelet’.

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