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Aplastic Anaemia Trust

The Aplastic Anaemia Trust is a registered charity providing emotional support and information to anyone affected by aplastic anaemia.

What is aplastic anaemia?
The bone marrow is the soft fatty tissue found in the cavities of our bones. Basically it is the “factory” where most of our blood cells – red cells, platelets and white cells – are made. Aplastic anaemia (or bone marrow failure) is a serious rare disease that develops when the bone marrow fails to produce these blood cells.

What are the symptoms of aplastic anaemia?
Patients may have symptoms of anaemia such as paleness, fatigue, shortness of breath on exertion and rapid heart rate (caused by low red cells), excessive bleeding and a tendency to bruise easily (low platelets) and a high susceptibility to infection (lack of white cells).


Who to contact

Contact Name
Bryony Partridge
0870 487 0099
Aplastic Anaemia Trust

Where to go

The Aplastic Anaemia Trust
PO Box 289
East Sussex
TN40 1EJ

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When is it on
Patient support is open Monday to Friday
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We offer support to anyone affected by aplastic anaemia (patients, families, friends etc)

The Aplastic Anaemia Trust Patient Support was set up in 1997 by Bryony Partridge whose young daughter Amy had been diagnosed with severe aplastic anaemia.

Amy was diagnosed in 1995 when she was just three years old. She received ALG, ATG, prednisolone and ciclosporin and is currently healthy and remains ‘in remission’.

The AAT's Support offers information to patients and their families; basically to anyone coping with aplastic anaemia.

We have a network of Patient Support members who know exactly what it is like to live with aplastic anaemia. As well as offering emotional support, we aim to raise public awareness of aplastic anaemia.

Joining our Patient Support 
If you would like to receive more information about aplastic anaemia and want to be added to our mailing list – membership is free – please write to: Bryony Partridge, Pateint Support Coordinator, The Aplastic Anaemia Trust, PO Box 289, Bexhill, TN40 9GW

Alternatively, give us a call on 0870 487 0099 or send an email to


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Record Last Updated On: 05/06/2018

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