Resources and Information
Please feel free to access the following Sicke Cell resources:
About Sickle Cell Organisations in the UK
Thalassaemia is another serious inherited blood condition affecting young people at school. United Kingdom Thalassaemia Society
For School Nurses
Sickle Cell Videos for Schools
School and Public Health Nurses Association
- Dyson, SM; Atkin, K; Culley, LA; Dyson, SE and Evans, H (2011) Sickle cell, habitual dyspositions and fragile dispositions: young people with sickle cell at school Sociology of Health and Illness 33 (3): 465-483. 33 (3): 465-483.
- Dyson, SM and Atkin, K (2011) Sickle cell and thalassaemia: global public health issues come of age. Ethnicity and Health 16 (4-5) 299-311.
- Dennis-Antwi, JA; Culley, L; Hiles, D and Dyson, SM (2011) “I can die today, I can die tomorrow”: Lay perceptions of sickle cell disease in Kumasi, Ghana at a point of transition Ethnicity and Health 16 (4-5): 465-481.
Books by Professor Simon Dyson
United Nations – National Sickle Cell Day
The United Nations has designated June 19th each year as Sickle Cell Day. As part of this global initiative on sickle cell, De Montfort University has been working with experts on to research the experiences of young people with sickle cell in education.