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.
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
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.
Find out more and have your say 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…