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Disproportionate Impact on People with Sickle Cell Disorders: Written evidence submitted to Women’s Committee Inquiry on Unequal impact: Coronavirus (Covid-19) and the impact on people with protected characteristics
• There are 14,000 people with SCD in the United Kingdom (UK) and they predominantly belong to the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic population, often living in families and communities disproportionately impacted by COVID-19 ...
Sickle Cell and Wellbeing in NHS Services
(De Montfort University, 2020-12-01)
This guide is based on research examining the shielding experiences of people with sickle cell disorders (SCD) and parents of children with the condition during the COVID-19 pandemic. The aim was to improve NHS services ...
Who gets cured? COVID-19 and developing a critical medical sociology and anthropology of cure
Ask me if I am okay: COVID-19 and the psychological and social impact of long-term shielding experiences of people with sickle cell disorders and their care givers
(De Montfort University, 2021-06-17)
This pilot mixed methods study wanted to understand the psychological impact, as well as the social needs, of people with sickle cell disorders (SCD) who had been identified as ‘extremely clinically vulnerable’ by the ...