Specialist nurses provide a pivotal role in the care of Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia patients. Most of the time they are the major contact for patients and normally the first person a patient turns to when there is an issue.

Below are some links to publications from the Royal Collage of Nursing which highlights their roles in the community.

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A framework for nursing staff. Understanding the contribution of sickle cell and thalassaemia specialist nurses

This is the full report on the project which explored the benefits of Specialists Nurses for sickle cell and thalassaemia. The work was funded by the Roald Dahl Marvellous Medicine Charity, and endorsed by the Royal College of Nursing and the NHS Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia Screening Programme.
This summary report highlights the vital role that specialist sickle cell and thalassaemia nurses play - both in the community and in acute care. It offers recommendation following a project which investigates the value that the nurses bring to patient care.