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ITP Support Association Annual Patient Convention 2024

The ITP Support Association 2024 UK ITP Convention will take place on Saturday 11th May 2024 at the Cavendish Conference Centre, Cavendish Venues, 22 Duchess Mews, London W1G 9DT.
The ITP Support Association is the only patient support charity helping those with ITP in the United Kingdom and Ireland, it was formed in 1995 and has been holding patient conventions for many years.
The event will have talks and presentations from a number of the Worlds foremost ITP Experts.
Refreshments and lunch will be available.
Doors open at 9:30 on Saturday 11th May 2024 with the first speaker at 10am.
To qualify for the members ticket price you must be a current (paid-up) member of the Association.
To qualify for the Healthcare Professional discount you must be working in a Healthcare Trust.

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9.30 – 10.00     Registration and Coffee

10.00-10.10     Welcome and Introduction – Mervyn Morgan ITPSA

10.10-10.30     What has changed in ITP over the last 20 years – Professor David Kuter

10.30-11.15     Breakout sessions –

  • Adult – Professor David Kuter + Dr Fred Chen
  • Paediatrics – Dr Cindy Neunert, Dr John Grainger
  • Women – Dr Vickie McDonald

11.15-11.40     Break and Exhibition

11.40-12.00     How do I approach the adult with newly diagnosed ITP – Dr Drew Provan

12.00-12.20     The dilemma of the refractory or relapsed patient – Dr Cindy Neunert

12.20-13.30     Lunch and Exhibition

13.30-13.50     Why did I get ITP? – Professor John Semple

13.50-14.10     The management of the pregnant woman – Dr Vickie McDonald

14.10-14.30     An update from the Adult Registry – Dr Fred Chen

14.30- 14.50    Dilemmas of Paediatric ITP – Professor Nikki Cooper

14.50-15.15     Break and Exhibition

15.15-15.35     The problem of thrombosis in ITP – Professor Waleed Ghanima

15.35-15.55     Shared decision-making – Mervyn Morgan ITPSA

15.55- 16.15    ITP Forum Update – Dr Quentin Hill (Remote presentation)

16.15-17.00     Q&A Chaired by Professor Adrian Newland

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