Sickle cell and red cell disorder patient leaflets

 

This page lists leaflets produced or used by our department. Each leaflet is reviewed at least every three years to make sure it is kept up to date.

Health Psychology Service for adults and young people with sickle cell disease and thalassaemia

Description:
This leaflet provides you with information about the service, how we can help you and how to contact us.

Hydroxycarbamide for sickle cell disease

Description:
This information sheet has been given to you to help answer some of the questions you may have about taking hydroxycarbamide for the management of sickle cell disease. It contains information on the benefits and risks of taking hydroxycarbamide, how to take and store it, and how it works, including the changes it causes in the blood.

Priapism (painful erections) associated with sickle cell disease

Description:
About painful erections (priapism), that are associated with sickle cell disease.

Samaritan Ward - Welcome

Description:
This information sheet briefly outlines key information specific to Samaritan Ward.

Sickle cell disease - Transition service

Description:
This leaflet explains more about the transition service for people with sickle cell disease. The leaflet includes details on what it is, who you will meet, and what will happen when you're there.

Sickle cell disease - When should adults with sickle cell disease attend the A&E Department at St Thomas' Hospital?

Description:
This leaflet provides information about when adults with sickle cell disease need to go to the A&E Department at St Thomas' Hospital and what happens when they are there.

Sickle Day Unit - Pain management and support for patients

Description:
Information leaflet on the Sickle Day Unit at Guy's Hospital, for the treatment of patients with sickle cell disease who are experiencing a painful crisis.

Simple (top-up) blood transfusion - Information for adult patients with sickle cell disease

Description:
Information leaflets for patients with sickle cell disease having a simple (top-up) blood transfusion at Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust

Vaccinations, antibiotics and travel advice: Information for adult patients with sickle cell disease

Description:
This leaflet provides information on vaccinations and antibiotics, and advice on travel for patients with sickle cell disease.
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Looking for children's sickle cell leaflets?

You can find these on the Evelina London Children's Healthcare website