Webinars with experts

We want to keep you supported and informed through the Coronavirus pandemic. For additional wellbeing and emotional support, do join Lesley for Wellbeing Wednesdays or check out our local AAT connect events.

Our Wellbeing Webinar series is held in partnership with Maggies. In these sessions, Lesley Howells will arm participants with practical ways to can help our personal resilience and emotional wellbeing, with tools and skills to take away.

Upcoming dates, click to register: 


29th October - How to feel better: help with burnout, resilience and coping with uncertainty
19th November - Supporting each other: Giving and asking for support from those around you through tough times


The impact of Covid-19 on children with aplastic anaemia - your questions answered

For our latest live webinar, Dr Sujith Samarasinghe hosted an informal Q&A discussion on Zoom about the impact of Covid-19 on children and families living with AA. You can view all his answers to patient questions here.


Past events

  • The transcript of our most recent Q&A with a key expert from King's College Hospital, London, Dr Austin Kulasakeraraj, the consultant haematologist, aimed at AA and PNH patients held on 14 May - here.
  • Our interactive Q&A with a haematology specialist from King's College Hospital, Dr Shreyans Gandhi, aimed at aplastic anaemia and PNH patients took place on 31 March 2020. The transcript of key points is available - here.
  • We held an interactive webinar on Tuesday, 24 March with Dr Sujith Samarasinghe from Great Ormond Street Hospital, London focusing on paediatric AA and the impact of Coronavirus. You can read the full transcript - here.

Mental wellbeing

  • We are partnering with Maggie's Centres and their lead psychologist Lesley Howells to bring to our patient community Wellbeing Wednesdays - interactive and friendly chats via Zoom with the focus on mental wellbeing at this very challenging time. 
  • You can book your free place - here.

Your feedback is important!

Please let us know what additional support and information you and your family would find helpful during the difficult period.