MPs call for urgent changes to sickle cell care after inquiry finds “serious failings”
An All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) inquiry report published today highlights shocking failures as cross-party MPs call for major changes into care for sickle cell patients.
Find out more and read the full report here: www.sicklecellsociety.org/no-ones-listening/
For the first time in over 20 years, a new treatment for sickle cell has been made available on the NHS. Crizanlizumab will be made available on the NHS under a Managed Access Agreement (MAA), following the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence’s (NICE) recommendation of crizanlizumab as an option for preventing recurrent sickle cell crises.
Find out more about this new treatment with our simple guide: www.sicklecellsociety.org/crizanlizumab/
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/
Give Blood, Spread Love, England is the Sickle Cell Society’s blood donation project. We work with black-heritage communities to: raise awareness of the need for ethnically matched blood to treat people with sickle cell; increase levels of confidence in giving blood and recruit new donors to the blood donation register. Click here to find out more
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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…