Info about TTP and the AstraZeneca vaccine

We know that patients have been concerned about reports that in some rare cases the AstraZeneca (AZ) vaccine has been associated with a blood clotting disorder.   We contact our friends at Thrombosis UK to understand if they had any extra information about TTP and risks with AZ vaccine this is what they told us:…

COVID19 and TTP – Vaccine

Prof. Marie Scully University College Hospital, London 22nd December 2020   COVID 19 vaccination and TTP The COVID 19 vaccine is being rolled out and over the next few weeks/months everyone will be called. The majority of patients should have it when offered-currently there are 2 doses. There are a few considerations for patients with…

COVID19 and TTP Update

Prof. Marie Scully University College Hospital, London 23rd March 2020   I’m sure everyone has heard the PMs speech this evening: stay indoors unless absolutely necessary to travel. From the updated ‘at risk’ groups; patients with rare conditions are considered at risk. TTP is a rare condition but not necessarily at risk. There are 100’s…

COVID19 and TTP

Prof. Marie Scully University College Hospital, London 15th March 2020   As you all know, COVID19 has been heightened to a pandemic. There are continuous updates from Government and senior scientists and many changes are required within the NHS at this time. There may be regional variations but there have had to be significant and…