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VWD Guidelines public comment period now open

The WFH invites the global VWD community to comment on the VWD guidelines and recommendations. This is being done through an online survey where stakeholders from the community can choose to respond to the questions/recommendations. The comments can be made on all the recommendations or only on some of them. 

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World Haemophilia Day 2020

It’s World Haemophilia Day today, Friday 17 April and and we would love you to join us in marking this important day. Here’s a round-up of what you can do to show your support! Host a virtual Buddies Who Brunch this weekend and make sure to include our red theme!

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AN UPDATE FROM LIZ CARROLL, CHIEF EXECUTIVE

Here is your weekly update from our CEO Liz Carroll. This week Liz talks about some of our online services we are going to pilot, our virtual Buddies Who Brunch (http://ow.ly/zGzm50z159j) activities for World Haemophilia Day and also she talks about text giving. If there’s anything you particularly want us

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Anxious and worried right now? You're completely normal!

Most of us are feeling stressed and anxious at the moment, but how do we deal with it? Dr Gráinne O’Brien is a Senior Clinical Psychologist for the Scottish Haemophilia Psychological Support Service. Here, she gives us her advice on how to stay healthy mentally at a time of great

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Update from the European Haemophilia Consortium

Following a meeting hosted by the European Haemophilia Consortium it has been confirmed that there is not believed to be any increased risk of infection with Covid-19 for people who have had Hepatitis C, whatever their previous treatment regime, however following government advice is still important. Information from countries with

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MOT due dates extended by six months

MOT due dates for cars, motorcycles and light vans are to be extended by six months. The Department of Transport has announced that the extension will come into effect from 30 March 2020 and is being done to help prevent the spread of coronavirus. You do not need to do

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WFH World Congress in Malaysia cancelled

The World Federation of Hemophilia has called off its World Congress in Malaysia as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. It has also been announced that the European Haemophilia Consortium has cancelled all of its events until the end of June. The WFH World Congress had been due to take

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DWP suspends benefit reviews and reassessments

Reviews and reassessments for disability benefits are being suspended for the next three months as a result of the coronavirus outbreak, the Department for Work and Pensions has announced. This temporary measure has come into immediate effect and is part of the DWP’s efforts to focus on providing access to

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