Sickle Cell Disease

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UK sources of information and / or support

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Patient UK

Has a leaflet on Sickle Cell Disease and Sickle Cell Anaemia.

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Sickle Cell Society

A leading national health charity working for people with Sickle Cell Disease.

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NHS Sickle Cell & Thalassaemia Screening Programme

The NHS Sickle & Thalassaemia Screening Programme has been set up to implement "effective and appropriate screening programmes for women and children including a new national linked antenatal and neonatal screening programme for haemoglobinopathy and sickle cell disease".

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Healthtalk Online - Sickle Cell Screening

Healthtalk Online is an Oxford based registered charity. It is a database of audio, video and transcript of interviews with patients experiencing a particular illness or health problem. Includes a module on screening for Sickle Cell Disease.

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Sickle Cell Anaemia

Information from NHS Choices - the government's patient information portal.

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Sickle Cell Anaemia

Information from BUPA.


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More detailed medical information

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