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Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia Community Service

Address:
457 Queensbridge Road,
Hackney,
London,
E8 3AS
Telephone: 020 7683 4570
Website: http://www.homerton.nhs.uk/our-services/services-a-z/s/sickle-cell-service-thalassaemia-service/

Description

Who we are: 

The Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia Community Service is a multidisciplinary team providing specialist services to people living in  the City of London and Hackney.

Services include:

  • counselling
  • testing
  • advice and support to individuals with or at risk of having Sickle Cell, Thalassaemia or other major haemoglobinopathies (red blood cell disorders) 
  • advice and support to parents/carers

What we do:

Activities carried out at the centre and in the community include:

  • Training, education and awareness programmes about Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia and other related red blood cell disorders
  • genetic counselling
  • blood testing
  • advice on health and social issues
  • individual and group support
  • welfare and benefits advice

The service acts as a source of expertise and advice to health care professionals locally and nationally in relation to Sickle Cell & Thalassaemia.

Record Last Updated on: 30/07/2018

Time / Date Details

Time of day

Afternoon
Morning

Session Information

Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm

Other Details

Costs

Free

Referral required?

No

Referral Details

Referrals can be made by:

  • secondary and primary care
  • voluntary/statutory organisations
  • family, carers or self referral

What to do if you have a complaint

Complaints can be made to a clinician or manager in the service or alternatively through the Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS).

The service can be contacted on 020 8510 7315 or homerton1.pals@nhs.net

How to Get Here

Buses: 30, 38, 56, 236, 242, 277

Train: Dalston Junction

Parking: Pay & Display, disabled parking available

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