Coronavirus (COVID-19) information

Blood Disorders

A statement has been released from the Haemoglobinopathy Co-ordinating Centres identifying specific patients https://b-s-h.org.uk/media/18201/statement-from-the-haemoglobinopathy-co.pdf

Easy Read Guidance on protecting people most likely to get very poorly from coronavirus (shielding) https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/875126/Easy_read_guidance_on_shielding_March_2020.pdf

Get coronavirus support as a clinically extremely vulnerable person.  For example, with getting essential supplies or your basic care needs while you are shielding. https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus-extremely-vulnerable

You can find more information on the national websites for Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia 

Family Support Service

Our response to the Covid-19 crisis

Government guidance on vulnerable children and young people https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-guidance-on-vulnerable-children-and-young-people/coronavirus-covid-19-guidance-on-vulnerable-children-and-young-people