Events

This page is a diary of national events organised by The Haemochromatosis Society.

Please visit from time to time to keep up to date. Events are announced here in date order with the most imminent at the top.


Date: Monday 14 August – Friday 18 August 2017

Event: The GH Challenge
Location: Hadrian’s Wall
A 5 day fundraising, physical and personal challenge.

The GH Challenge is an annual fundraising event. This year we are taking a group to hike the length of Hadrian’s Wall from the west coast to the east.

More event details >> http://haemochromatosis.org.uk/help/ghchallenge/

To book your place >> http://haemochromatosis.org.uk/help/ghchallenge/


Date: Friday 22nd September

Event: Jeans for Genes Day.
Location: Nationwide

Organise a Jeans for Genes day at your school or workplace and 50% of the funds raised will go to The Haemochromatosis Society (terms and conditions apply)

More event details >> http://haemochromatosis.org.uk/help/jeans/


Date: 10th October 2017

Event: Genetic Haemochromatosis (GH) Patient Information Day
Location: Belfast, NI
Time: 10.00 – 15.00 approx.
Members £10
Non-members £15

A patient information mini-conference featuring medical speakers, updates on the activities of The Haemochromatosis Society and an opportunity to meet and share experiences with other people affected by GH. The delegate fee covers lunch costs.

More event details >> http://haemochromatosis.org.uk/northern-ireland-patient-information-day-belfast-tuesday-10th-of-october-2017/


Date: Thursday 12 April 2018

Event: Genetic Haemochromatosis: The Emerging Importance of the GP’s Role
Location: Central London
Time: 10.00 – 17.00

A full-day conference CPD accredited conference (6 hours/points) for GPs and other healthcare professionals involved in the diagnosis and care of haemochromatosis patients, or with an interest in the scientific and medical background to haemochromatosis.

Pre-registration expressions of interest >> http://haemochromatosis.org.uk/expressions-of-interest


Date: Friday 13 April 2018

Event: Venesection Teams’ Study Day
Location: Central London
Time: 10.00 – 17.00

A full-day conference / study day for healthcare professionals involved in the care of haemochromatosis patients, with specific focus on the venesection process and the role of the venesection teams. May also be of interest to other healthcare professionals with an interest in the clinical care of GH patients. This is a CPD accredited event (6 hours/points).

Pre-registration expressions of interest >> http://haemochromatosis.org.uk/expressions-of-interest


Date: Saturday 14 April 2018

Event: The Haemochromatosis Patient Conference 2018 (incl. THS AGM)
Location: Central London
Time: 09:00 – 17-00
Members £12 lunch
Non-members £32

The Haemochromatosis Patient Conference (which incorporates our AGM) is our main annual patient information event, featuring a number of eminent medical speakers and several other presentations over the course of the day. The final session is also the society’s formal Annual General Meeting.

Event >> http://haemochromatosis.org.uk/support/conference/

Booking will open in late 2017.


Past Event: Saturday 20 May 2017

Event: THS Walking Day: Lisa & Meg’s Big Tour
Location: Chatsworth House, Derbyshire
Time: 09.00 – 17-00
Cost: £10 donation (optional for children)

Our Trustee Lisa Flude held the second GH walking day on “Lisa & Meg’s Big tour”, a massive 1,000 mile walking tour of the north of the UK.

More event Details >> http://haemochromatosis.org.uk/lisa-and-megs-big-tour-trustee-walks-1000-miles-for-ths/.

Event Facebook page and to join in >> https://www.facebook.com/Lisaandmegsbigtour/

Past Event: Saturday 01 April 2017

Event: The Haemochromatosis Patient Conference 2017
Location: Birmingham

The Haemochromatosis Patient Conference 2017 featured several eminent medical speakers and other presentations over the course of the day. Event report and recordings are at http://haemochromatosis.org.uk/support/conference/


Past Event: Friday 31 March 2017

Event: New Understanding of Genetic Haemochromatosis
Location: Birmingham

This was a full-day conference for medical and scientific professionals involved in the care of haemochromatosis patients, or with an interest in the scientific and medical background to haemochromatosis. This was a CPD accredited event. Details are at http://haemochromatosis.org.uk/conference-new-understanding/


Past Event: Saturday 07 January 2017

Welsh flagEvent: Genetic Haemochromatosis (GH) Patient Information Day
Location: Cardiff, South Wales
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A patient information mini-conference featuring medical speakers, updates on the activities of The Haemochromatosis Society and an opportunity to meet and share experiences with other people affected by GH. An event report and recordings are at http://haemo….-information-day-cardiff/