Welcome to the South Thames Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia Network website

Our goal is to improve the patient experience by offering better treatment outcomes for people with sickle cell disease and thalassaemia.

Read about how we aim to achieve this and more about the STSTN region

red cell news

red cell news front cover_Screen Shot 2015-09-15 at 13.32.05Issue 7 –  Late Summer is out now! Copies should now be available in your local clinic.

Or dowload a PDF here:

Issue 7 red cell news – Late Summer 2015

As usual, we welcome all your comments and feedback.

And, if you have a 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.

 Sickle Cell in Focus 2016: Monday 2nd – Tuesday 3rd June

National Heart Lung and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health,
Bethesda (near Washington DC), USA

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We are really pleased to to announce that the 10th Sickle Cell in Focus conference returns to the National

Heart Lung and Blood Institute next June, 2016.

The  programme is currently being finalised and we will be publishing this soon, as well as further details including how to register.

To keep updated, subscribe to STSTN and/or follow us on Twitter @STSTNetwork

Natcher Conference Center
(Above: the Natcher Conference Center, location for Sickle Cell in Focus at the NIH)

 Free Prescription Campaign

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Help the Prescription Charges Coalition’s campaign for free prescriptions for those with long term illnesses. Send an email to your MP in less than two minutes!

Prefer to send a letter? No problem. Download a template to send to your MP

Not sure who your MP is?

Visit the Houses of Parliament webpage to search using your postcode

Say hello or join in:

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