Newly Diagnosed?

Finding out that you or your child has a bleeding disorder can be a stressful experience, and we’re here to help you to make sense of it all.

This section aims to answer some of your questions and let you know how we can support you and your family, now and in the future. By joining the Haemophilia Society, you are part of a supportive and knowledgeable family, full of people who’ve been through what you’re going through and want to help.

Although many assume only children are newly diagnosed with bleeding disorders, many women do not get a diagnosis until adulthood. Wherever you are in your journey, we welcome you. We have a wide range of leaflets and resources to help you better understand your condition. We organise a range of events each year that provide information and support.

Newly Diagnosed Weekends

Newly Diagnosed Weekends give practical and emotional support for the whole family, including dedicated time and space to meet and learn from medical experts and each other. These events are aimed at parents who have recently found out their child has a bleeding disorder and bring together experts in bleeding disorders so that families get the help they need to ensure their child receives the best possible care.

Please register to be added to the Newly Diagnosed Weekend waiting list.

If you would like to watch speaker presentations from previous Newly Diagnosed Weekends, please register on the link below.

Annual Member Conference

We also hold an annual Members’ Conference where we come together to hear from leading experts in haemophilia care and share and swap experiences; all members are welcome.

Talking Red – support for women and girls with bleeding disorders

Our Talking Red campaign and annual event offer women and girls with bleeding disorders a space to share experiences and knowledge and form a support network.

If you’re not sure where to start, give us a call. You can contact The Haemophilia Society on 020 7939 0780. You can also register to be added to the Newly Diagnosed Weekend waiting list.

Read more about the experiences of families we support (PDF)

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