Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia

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Counselling, support and advice, screening and health promotion to those with, or at risk of, sickle cell and thalassaemia based in Holloway and provided by Whittington Hospital.

The sickle cell support group, Red Cells R Us, meets on first Friday of the month from 18:00-21:00 at the Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia Centre.

Eligibility criteria


  • Adults and children with any type of haemoglobin disorders, such as sickle cell disease or thalassaemia
  • Antenatal women with abnormal haemoglobin who are routinely referred from the maternity department at Whittington Hospital
  • New babies of Camden residents referred from the new-born screening programme for sickle cell disease
  • Members of the public self-referring for information, blood testing or genetic counselling

How to refer

The following clinicians can refer to this service: GPs

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Referral methods: Email

Referral should be sent by email to the sickle cell centre email address.


Referral methods: Email

Send referral letter by post or email.

Post: 17a Hornsey Street, London N7 8GG


Self-referral Download Form

Self-referrals accepted, including from carers and family members.

t: 02033168853


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