Treatments Are Improving For Patients With Rare Blood Disease

Written 3 months ago by Sinead Hubble


A support group is aiming to raise awareness of a rare blood disorder today.

A patient information day about Immune Thrombocytopenia is being held by the ITP Support Association.

1,400 are affected by the condition in Ireland – symptoms include bruising and nosebleeds.

Consultant Haematologist at the Midland Regional Hospital Tullamore, Dr Gerard Crotty, says treatments are improving: