You can live a full, active life when you have sickle cell disease. You can take part in most of the same activities as other people. Making smart choices is important in keeping the condition from flaring into a crisis. You won’t have total control over how SCD affects your body. But you can take steps to manage pain and to reduce your chances of problems.

Welcome to the patient resources. This page is here to help you find out more in-depth info on the different treatments, and also gives best practices and advise on how to manage your pain, sexual health, Covid-19 and travel advice. Please see the side bar and click on the relevant pages

Patient Resources

Please see the following talks from some of our consultants and the West London HCC

Sickle cell disease: treatment and management


Sickle cell in children and young people