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

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red cell news

Exciting news! Our new issue of our popular patient newsletter is now available online (the print version is being delivered by snail mail….it will be in clinics soon!)

Download red cell news 5th issue here (pdf download)

This issue is packed full of photos from our first ever network wide patient event: the Children’s Christmas Party 2013. There are also more puzzles, news about a new haematology ward at Kings College Hospital and a fantastic article on pain management by Theresa Oydiajo, a Specialist Nurse Case Manager within the STSTN region.

As usual, we welcome all your comments and feedback! And, if you have a story, an event to publicise or you would like to conribute your graphic or art skills, then get in touch.



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Monday 15 – Tuesday 16 September 2014

National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Washington USA

We apologise for the delay in announcing online booking and confirming the final programme. Rest assured, we are working hard behind the scenes and we are almost ready to accept registrations. The programme is looking fantastic and we can’t wait to announced the final details! Watch this space!


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