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Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia


Education and Training to Support the NHS Screening Programme for Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia

The following resources have been developed to support delivery of the NHS Screening Programme for Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia:


Laboratory training days

The NHS Sickle Cell & Thalassaemia Screening Programme Centre is offering 2 training days to update staff about the Antenatal Screening Programme.  These days are primarily for Laboratory Staff who work in NHS Hospitals in England.  Any other individuals interested in attending please contact us at one of the email addresses below for further details.

The day will include the following:

  • Laboratory Handbook Update
  • Programme & Laboratory Standards Update
  • Data Trends
  • UKAS Update
  • Measurements & Proportions
    • Haemoglobin A2
    • Haemoglobin Variants
    • Haemoglobin Disorders
  • Clinical talk – Sickle cell disease: Is the condition the same? How do we treat it? What new?
  • Interactive case studies
  • Open Forum

The training day is aimed at “bench level” staff, haematology laboratory managers and Consultant Haematologists.


Date & time Venue

Tuesday 20 June 2017

9.00 am to 5.00 pm

Novotel Leeds Centre

4 Whitehall Quay, Leeds LS1 4HR


Friday 23 June 2017

Fully booked: booking closed

Radison Blu Edwardian Grafton


There is no cost for attendance at this CPD accredited day.

Click to book your place for the Leeds Training Day.

Click to book your place for the London Training Day.

If you have any queries or for further details please contact the Programme Team on: or Tel: 0161 234 9534; or


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