The Sickle Cell Society supports and represents people affected by sickle cell disorder to improve their overall quality of life.

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World Sickle Cell Day

The 19th June is World Sickle Cell Day and we would love for you to celebrate this day with us and help raise awareness amongst your friends and families. We have put together a social media pack (with tons of free images, sample posts, key facts, and more) to help give you ideas and resources, which you can use on and around World Sickle Cell Day 2020. 

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Office Closure – Working from Home

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

Coronavirus (COVID-19) & Sickle Cell Disorder

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:

Online Fundraising

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.

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40th Anniversary Gala Ball

Celebrating 40 Years

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. 

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Paediatric Standards

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.

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The Sickle Cell Society believes that individuals with sickle cell disorder have the right to quality care.

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…

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