J Haem Pract 2013; 1(1):J Haem Pract 2014; 1(1): 10-16. doi: 10.17225/jhp00005

Authors: Kate Khair, Faith Gibson, Liz Meerabeau

Kate Khair
Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, Great Ormond St, London WC1N 3JH, UK.

Faith Gibson
Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, Great Ormond St, London WC1N 3JH.

Liz Meerabeau
University of Greenwich, Old Royal Naval College, 30 Park Row, London SE10 9LS.


Little is known about where, and from whom children with haemophilia receive support, as there is a paucity of psychosocial research on this topic. This paper, part of a larger study of living with haemophilia, discusses the importance of social support for boys with haemophilia.


The research was funded by Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals Haemophilia Caregiver’s Educational Award. The authors wish to thank the boys who took part in this study.


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