In light of the guidance surrounding coronavirus (COVID-19), the Sickle Cell Society has made the unprecedented decision to close our offices for a provisional two weeks (starting from Monday 16th March). This decision has been made in the best interest of protecting the health and wellbeing of staff, volunteers, service users and stakeholders.
We aim to continue to provide our services as best as possible with staff working from home – Click here to find out more
As you have probably seen on the news, COVID-19 is a new illness that can affect your lungs and airways. It’s caused by a virus called coronavirus.
For guidance and advice about coronavirus and sickle cell view our guidance page: www.sicklecellsociety.org/coronavirus-and-scd/
For many people, fundraising online is the easiest way to support the causes you love. We’ve created a range of great options which you can use to support our work. We have broken it down into three categories to help you make the best out of your fundraising.
The Sickle Cell Society is turning 40! To celebrate our 40th year we are running a whole host of events and activities. We would love for you to celebrate with us and get involved.
We have created a page dedicated to all our celebrations so you can see what we are up to, how to get involved and find out how to sign up to regular up-dates.
New Updated Edition of ‘Sickle Cell Disease in Childhood: Standards and Recommendations for Clinical Care’
The 3rd edition of the paediatric standards has just been published to support paediatricians, haematologists, specialist nurses and psychologists, and those responsible for monitoring outcomes i.e. hospital trusts, commissioning authorities and peer-review services.
Download here: www.sicklecellsociety.org/paediatricstandards/
This can only be achieved if funding is made available to educate health carers and other professionals about the condition. The Society aims to provide this. The Society does not discriminate between the types of sickle cell disorders or the ethnic groups concerned…