Haemochromatosis UK appoints new trustee

Haemochromatosis UK is very pleased to announce an addition to our board with the appointment of new trustee Mrs Michelle Weerasekera. Michelle was diagnosed with haemochromatosis by chance and was given the details of Haemochromatosis UK by her consultant. She says, “The information provided proved invaluable to both myself and my family in understanding more fully the condition and the (Read more…)

Trustees complete term of office

Trustees Nick Howes and Paul Hirons are both to step down from the board of The Haemochromatosis Society when they complete their elected terms of office in April. Trustees are generally appointed for three year cycles and can stand for re-election, however both have decided not to stand again at this year’s AGM on 14 April in London. Paul Hirons now (Read more…)

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…)

Founder and Secretary Step Down After Long Service

At the society’s AGM on 01 April long standing trustee and secretary David Widden, and founder trustee Janet Fernau MBE, chose to step down from the board and not seek re-election. Janet in particular is well known to many of the society’s members, having created the charity in 1990 and served as director ever since. She was recognised for her (Read more…)

Society Appoints New Treasurer Trustee

The Haemochromatosis Society has appointed member Roger Keyte as a new trustee and as treasurer of the charity. The appointment comes after Kit Farrow stood down as trustee and acting treasurer in 2016. Roger has been involved with the UK society since 2014. He is affected by haemochromatosis himself, and is also an experienced businessman, accountant and charity worker. He (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…)