The EAHAD Psychosocial Professionals Committee was formed in 2021.
Its purpose is to improve the psychosocial quality of care of patients with haemophilia and allied disorders throughout Europe by enhancing psychosocial services as a core component of comprehensive care and supporting psychosocial research and to form international standards of psychosocial care.
The members of the committee are:
|Dr Lotte Haverman|
|Paediatric Psychologist||Emma Children’s Hospital, Amsterdam||The Netherlands|
|Christina Burgess (Vice Chair)||CEO||Haemophilia and Bleeding Disorders Counselling Association, London||United Kingdom|
|Petra Bučková (Secretary)||Clinical Psychologist||University Hospital, Brno||Czech Republic|
|Dr Gaby Golan||Senior Medical and Clinical Psychologist||Tel Aviv Medical University, Tel Aviv||Israel|
|Gloria Rooney||Social Worker||Saint James's Hospital||Ireland|
|Dr Ana Torres-Ortuño||Associate Professor||Faculty of Medicine in University of Murcia, Murcia||Spain|
|Karen Vandenabeele||Clinical Psychologist||UZ Leuven Hospital, Leuven||Belgium|
Psychosocial Professionals Committee projects
Covid-19 and psychosocial care: Recommendations and survey