Message from Sharon

Sharon Caris

“I have loved every minute; and the ‘job’ has been a real privilege for me – the community is wonderful.

I very quickly learned that people living with a bleeding disorder and their families are courageous and resilient and their health professionals are devoted, expert and caring.

To all the people I have met along the way, and friendships made, thank you for sharing your stories and welcoming me to be part of your family and community.”

Sharon Caris

After 22 years of service, it is time to say farewell to our Executive Director, Sharon Caris. 

Since Sharon took on the role in 2001, she has touched many of us, being instrumental in welcoming, informing and educating, and advocating for the Australian bleeding disorders community.

Sharon, we will miss you so much! But we feel so blessed to have had your support these past two decades. Thank you.

You’ll find a pre-addressed postcard enclosed in the print December 2023 issue of National Haemophilia. Please feel free to use this postcard to write to Sharon – perhaps share a memory, or your thanks, or simply wish her well in her retirement. We will make sure that Sharon receives all of the messages. 

To write to Sharon, complete the postcard included with the print copy of National Haemophilia

Postcard for Sharon

Alternatively, visit to submit a message digitally (you may remain anonymous if you wish).

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