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

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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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Gala Ball

The Sickle Cell Society is excited to invite you to our 40th Anniversary Gala Ball. Hosted in the spectacular Royal National Hotel in Central London, the 40th Anniversary Gala Ball celebrates 40 years of working within the sickle cell community.

You are invited to join the celebrations, starting with a red carpet drinks reception attended by the Society’s Prestigious VIP guests. All guests will be seated at tables, before helping themselves to a delicious hot three-course buffet. There will be music during dinner, setting the tone of this celebratory event.

Dinner will be followed with performances by top entertainers, and all guests have the chance to win unique prizes at the Charity Raffle.Then the dance floor is opened so you can dance the night away to midnight.

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South London Gives

South London Gives is our project supporting people of African and Caribbean heritage to donate blood. More donors are urgently needed to support treatments for people with sickle cell that save and improve lives. Regardless of where you live in England, you can Register to be a blood donor here 

Find out more about South London Gives here

Have your say on the Paediatric Standards

The Sickle Cell Society is collaborating with clinicians and other health professionals to update the second edition of the publication ‘Sickle cell disease in childhood – standards and guidelines for clinical care and we want the views of parents of children with sickle cell as well as some older children with sickle cell still under paediatric care.

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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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