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Publication of NICE Quality Standard

PRESS RELEASE 15th April 2014 Sickle Cell Society supports the publication of the NICE quality standard   The Sickle Cell Society supports the publication of the National Institute of Health and Care Excellence (NICE) new quality standard for care and support for people experiencing sickle cell acute painful episodes. The new standard outlines how healthcare professionals should manage the care of individuals suffering from a sickle cell acute painful episode in hospi... Read more

Run the British 10k London Run!

The Sickle Cell Society are looking for 5 runners to take part in the British 10K London Run taking place on Sunday 13th July 2014 in Central London.  You will be joining a team of 12 runners for The Sickle Cell Society whom you will meet after the race at a local pub for some grub! The race is free to enter and each participant is required to raise a minimum of £300 in sponsorship.  The British 10k London Run is staged on the world's greatest road race route thro... Read more

Want to be a Superhero? Run to raise funds!

The Sickle Cell Society is looking for 10 Super Hero’s to take part in the Doitforcharity.com 2014 Superhero Run.  You can take part in a 5km or 10km taking place on Sunday 18th May in Regents Park. Both male and female ‘Do it for Chariy’ Superhero costumes will be provided for you on the day free of charge. Alternatively you are more than welcome to bring your own costume. All entrants are welcome including children over the age of eight.  It will be a gre... Read more

Blog by John James

The Sickle Cell Society's CEO, John James, has written a blog about the Peer Review of Sickle Cell services for the NHS Voices website.  Read it here:   Time to level the playing field for sickle cell and thalassemia sufferers, says John James http://nhsvoices.nhsconfed.org/2014/03/03/time-to-level-the-playing-field-for-sickle-cell-and-thalassemia-sufferers-says-john-james/     ... Read more

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