Commission care services: sickle cell and thalassaemia

This document sets out guidance for commissioning care services for people with sickle cell disease, thalassaemia and other haemoglobin conditions.


The national haemoglobinopathies project: a guide to effectively commissioning high quality sickle cell and thalassaemia services

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This publication explains the procedures to offering care services for:

  • sickle cell disease

  • thalassaemia

  • other unusual haemoglobin disorders

This overview of haemoglobinopathy care in England includes:

  • care standards

  • community service specification

  • service specification for individual cases

Published 1 July 2011