Interim Chair Appointed at The Haemochromatosis Society

  Following the announcement last month that the current chair of the board of trustees of The Haemochromatosis Society, Howard Don, is to step down after completing his elected term, the charity is delighted to confirm that trustee Corrina Towers has been elected as the new chair on an interim basis. Corrina will take up the post on April 14 at (Read more…)

Chair recognised for “lifetime of service”

Chairman of The Haemochromatosis Society Howard Don has been recognised by Genetic Disorders UK for the 27 years he has supported, worked with and ultimately led the charity. Each year Genetic Disorders UK make their ‘Champion Of Hope’ awards to individuals who have recorded a lifetime of dedication to their organisation. At an awards dinner in London on Friday (09 (Read more…)

GH Challengers Complete Hadrian’s Wall Trail

A group of hardy trekkers have just completed a 5 day, 87 mile hike along the length of the iconic Hadrian’s Wall in the north of England to raise funds for The Haemochromatosis Society and raise awareness of GH. (Click on any image for full size version) The GH Challenge 2017 left Bowness-on-Solway on the west coast of Cumbria on Monday (Read more…)

International GH Meetings June 2017

Two important international meetings took place on the weekend of Sunday 25 June and Monday 26 June 2017, as the European Federation of Associations of Patients with Haemochromatosis (EFAPH) and the European Iron Club (EIC) gathered in Muenster, Germany. The Haemochromatosis Society was being represented at the meetings by scientific adviser Professor Rob Evans and our Chief Executive David Head, both of (Read more…)