We have updated the sickle cell and thalassaemia (SCT) screening handbook on GOV.UK.
Cynthia trained as a nurse and midwife. She has worked in the UK, Middle East and Caribbean. She started working in haemoglobinopathies in 1993 and has worked as a specialist nurse in several centres in London. She has been part of the NHS Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia Screening Programme team since 2003.
The NHS Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia Screening Programme has organised 2 laboratory update days in April.
We have launched a period of consultation on the draft NHS Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia Screening Programme handbook.
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