Sickle Cell & Thalassaemia training for medical professionals

11/09/2019 all-day
Sherman Education Centre
4th Floor
Southwark wing, Guys Hospital
Daud Daud





Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia Training

This is a free training course for nurses, junior doctors, and other allied health professionals from all departments across the trusts and the South Thames Network (STSTN).

The Haemoglobinopathies team are delivering three study days, 2 dates in July and 1 in September 2019 which will consist of being a whole day from 09:00 – 17:00 which lunch and refreshments will be provided. This one-day course is an overview of Sickle Cell Disease and Thalassaemia, CPD points and covers the following topics:

  • Sickle cell and thalassaemia overview
  • Pain management
  • Sickle cell complications and escalation
  • A&E and out-patient pathways
  • Paediatric considerations
  • Blood transfusions and haemoglobin disorders
  • Patient perspectives
  • Automated red cell exchanges
  • Iron overload and chelation
  • Up to date Research
  • Psychology Services

On display: Novartis, Community and Welfare Team, Sickle Cell Society, Thalassemia Society, Research update.

Awaiting re-accreditation from the RCN

Course Facilitators: Giselle Padmore-Payne Roald Dahl Transition CNS and Team Lead for Adult Haemoglobinopathies at King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Neil Westerdale Advanced Nurse Practitioner for Haemoglobinopathies at Guys and St Thomas Foundation Trust, & Nkechi Anyanwu Community Matron at Guys and St Thomas Foundation Trust & South Thames Sickle and Thalassaemia Network Team (STSTN).

To register, Please complete the form in the below link with all specific details including which date you would like to attend and submit this to:

Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia Training Day Registration Form

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