The Sickle Cell Society helped develop these most recent guidelines for management of pain crises in sickle cell. If you are a healthcare professional, please read the guidelines. Despite these guidelines existed, we are concerned that we still hear complaints from people who have had a crisis and been denied pain medication, or it is not administered in a timely fashion.
Sickle cell disease: managing acute painful episodes in hospital
NICE standard urges healthcare professionals to improve care for people experiencing painful sickle cell episodes