We are excited to announce that we are in the process of establishing The Platelet Society (registered charity number: 1172202) in the coming months. This Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO) is a new legal structure created by the Charities Commission. Following consultation with the academic community researching platelets in disease, we have merged The Platelet Charity […]
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Thank you so much to all the friends and family of Maurice Hynes who raised a fabulous total of nearly £2,600 to help us help people with bleeding disorders. This wonderful bunch of folk were walking in memory of Maurice Hynes – ‘Dad, Gongy, Moss’ who was diagnosed with a platelet function disorder. The diagnosis […]
The Hynes Family & Co is fundraising in the memory of Maurice Hynes – Dad, Gongy, Moss.They are walking ‘Round the Wrekin, you can help them help us by donating here
We are delighted to welcome both Dr Sarah Jones and Dr Matthew Harper to the Board of Trustees.Sarah is a senior lecturer at Manchester Metropolitan University and Matthew is a senior lecturer at University of Cambridge. We look forward to working with you both.
We are delighted that the charitys research grant awarded to Sheffield is featured in this weeks Mail. Dr Clare Samuelson and her team have been inviting women who have been referred for surgery as a result of very heavy periods to have their platelets analysed. In a number of instances, women have had platelet disorders […]
What is platelet donation? Platelet donation is the process of extracting platelets from the blood of donors through a special procedure called “apheresis”. Platelets have a key role in stopping or preventing bleeding. Most platelet donations are given to patients who are unable to make enough platelets in their bone marrow. For example, patients with […]