Our goal is to improve the patient experience by offering better treatment outcomes for people with sickle cell disease and thalassaemia.
Sickle Cell in Focus 2016: Monday 2nd – Tuesday 3rd June
We are pleased to announce that the 10th Sickle Cell in Focus conference returns to the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI), National Institutes of Health (NIH),
Bethesda (near Washington DC), USA on 2nd and 3rd June 2016.
Travel, accommodation and subsistence costs must be met by delegates.
Download the SCiF 2016 programme: SCiF 2016_programme
Exam Revision Day for Specialist Haematology Trainees (8)
Update: Almost fully booked!Book now to avoid disappointment
Booking is now open for our next Exam Revision Day, taking place on Saturday, 5th March 2016. The course focuses on the red blood cell disorders sickle cell disease and thalassaemia and is geared towards Specialist Haematology Trainees preparing for Part 1 and Part 2 of FRCPath exams.
Download the course outline: Exam course_8_course outline_March 2016
Luhanga Musumadi on screen to talk about transition from paediatric to adult care
Luhanga Musumadi, Advanced Nurse Practitioner in Haemoglobinopathies & Lead nurse for Adolescent Transition Service at Guy’s & St. Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, shares his experiences of managing and running the transition service for young sickle cell and thalassaemia patients. An excellent video! Enjoy If you would like to know more about the service, please contact Luhanga directly
red cell news Issue 7 out now
Copies should now be available in your local clinic or dowload a PDF here:
As usual, we welcome all your comments and feedback.
And, if you have a sickle cell or thalassaemia related story, an event to publicise or you would like to contribute your graphic or art skills, then please get in touch.
Previous issues can be found on the red cell news page.
Free Prescription Campaign
Help the Prescription Charges Coalition’s campaign for free prescriptions for those with long term illnesses, in particular sickle cell disease and thlassaemia. Send an email to your MP in less than two minutes!
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