Month: February 2018

February 22, 2018
But first … let me take a selfie?…

There’s a few things that spring to mind when you hear the word “selfie”. From Snapchat dog filters, tourists with annoying extendable poles, Ricky Gervais in the bath, or that awful “song” by The Chainsmokers, there is no doubt selfies have become an integral part of pop culture. The word itself was immortalised in the …

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February 13, 2018
Kate stepping down from clinical practice

Kate Khair – hailed at last week’s EAHAD meeting as the most famous haemophilia nurse in the world – will leave her consultant nurse post at London’s Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) in May 2018. But she will still remain very active in the world of haemophilia. Over the past 27 years, Kate has built …

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February 8, 2018
As they say – ‘there’s no i in team’

There was a time when use of the term “multidisciplinary” in the context of haemophilia congresses meant the inclusion of a token nurse or a physiotherapist on a panel. This year’s EAHAD congress, held in Madrid, had more nurses, physios and psychologists attending and presenting work than ever before. The pre-conference multidisciplinary day showcased the …

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