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 Self Referral

Self referrals accepted, including from carers and family members.

17a Hornsey Street, London N7 8GG

t: 020 3316 8853/8854

Contact Details

Camden Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia Service

17a Hornsey Street, London N7 8GG

Opening hours: Mon–Fri 09:00–17:00

t: 020 3316 8853/8854

f: 020 7690 3552


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