Month: March 2017

March 29, 2017
Providing haemophilia care from Truro to Lands End and beyond

With so much focus on the haemophilia care provided by comprehensive care centres (CCCs) it’s sometimes easy to forget that for many people a visit to the haemophilia centre is a distinctly local affair. Few parts of the UK exemplify this better than Cornwall, a large and geographically isolated peninsular where the resident population of …

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March 1, 2017
Escape to the Magic Garden

My earliest memories of bleeds are not necessarily of the bleeds themselves but of the imaginary, mystical garden full of my favourite things that was my parent’s unique way of comforting me. It was not always fool proof; usually aided by gentle rubbing of the affected joint (predominantly my ankles), applying an ice pack and …

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