Annual General Meeting 2017

Formal notice of AGM Saturday 01 April 16:00 Birmingham Notice is hereby given of The Haemochromatosis Society Annual General Meeting (AGM) 2017. The meeting will be held at The Novotel Hotel and Conference Centre, Broad Street, Birmingham on Saturday 01 April 2017, commencing at 16:00. All paid-up members of the charity are entitled to attend and vote at the AGM. (Read more…)

Rugby’s Mayor Draws Society Autumn Raffle

The Mayor of Rugby, Cllr Mrs Sally Bragg, drew the winning tickets in The Haemochromatosis Society’s Autumn Raffle yesterday (Monday 21 November) at her parlour in The Town Hall. A successful campaign to sell tickets meant that she had to dig deep into a large basket containing nearly 5,000 stubs. The two main prizes – a 32″ flat screen TV (Read more…)

New Board Appointments at The Haemochromatosis Society

Following our invitation for people to apply to join the Board at our AGM in April, two new trustees have been appointed to the board of The Haemochromatosis Society. The charity, which has been undergoing significant change over the last year or so, is delighted to announce that Lisa Flude and Corrina Towers (pictured) were confirmed as trustees at the (Read more…)

Genetic Haemochromatosis is Subject of Council Weekly Health Tip

This week haemochromatosis was featured as the subject of Blenau Gwent County Council Corporate Health Tip. This initiative is part of the authority’s drive to increase health awareness amongst its employees and is a good example of the way in which the charity is keen to see public awareness of haemochromatosis improved. Senior Energy Officer at the council, Peter Morgan, (Read more…)

Charity Appoints First Chief Executive

The Haemochromatosis Society, a patient organisation representing, supporting and informing people affected by ‘iron overload’, has appointed its first employee and Chief Executive. David Head, who joins THS after nearly eight years with eyesight charity RP Fighting Blindness, starts in the newly created role later this month. Until now the organisation has been run on an entirely voluntary basis, by a group of (Read more…)