Sickle cell and thalassemia
The sickle cell and thalassemia service cares for people with haemoglobin disorders. We run one of the largest services in the UK to diagnose and treat haemoglobin conditions (haemoglobinopathies).
Our service is run with:
We work with the:
- children's sickle cell and thalassemia service
- children's sickle cell disease and thalassaemia community service
We care for people from Lambeth and Southwark. We also see people from elsewhere for many of our specialist services.
We run special clinics for people with complications due to sickle cell disease and thalassemia. Doctors from other specialties work together with our haematologists.
Read our information about:
The NHS website has information about:
The Sickle Cell Society is a UK charity for people with sickle cell disease.
The South Thames Sickle Cell & Thalassaemia Network offers support and resources for people with sickle cell and thalassaemia.
The UK Thalassaemia Society (UKTS) is the main UK charity for people with thalassaemia.
The National Haemoglobinopathy Register is a database of people with red cell disorders.
Our haematology wards are:
Research and clinical trials
Research is vital to improving the care that you receive when you're unwell. You can help improve healthcare by taking part in research studies at our Trust. During your appointment, ask your healthcare professional about research. They'll be happy to tell you about research studies you could be eligible to join.
You can also email [email protected] for more information.
Last updated: January 2024