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Sickle cell awareness

There are approximately 15,000 people in the UK who have sickle cell and it is the fastest growing genetic disorder in the UK, with approximately 300 babies born with the disorder each year.

Download these images for Facebook, Instagram and Twitter to help promote awareness of sickle cell disorder and sickle cell trait.

To find out more information about sickle cell, please visit sicklecellsociety.org

To register to become a blood donor visit blood.co.uk

Each donation saves up to three lives.

 

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Did You Know? Approximately 15,000 people in the UK have sickle cell.

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Did You Know? Sickle cell disorder is inherited from both parents. Sickle cell trait is inherited from one parent.

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Did You Know? Sickle cells are crescent shaped red blood cells. These abnormal cells can get stuck in blood vessels causing extreme pain. This is known as a sickle cell crisis.

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Did You Know? If you have sickle cell trait, you can still donate blood.

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Did You Know? We need more people of black heritage to donate blood to help treat sickle cell patients who need regular transfusions.

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Did You Know? Sickle cell disorder can affect anyone, but it mainly affects people from an African or Caribbean background.

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Did You Know? Approximately 15,000 people in the UK have sickle cell.

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Did You Know? Sickle cell disorder is inherited from both parents. Sickle cell trait is inherited from one parent.

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Did You Know? Sickle cells are crescent shaped red blood cells. These abnormal cells can get stuck in blood vessels causing extreme pain. This is known as a sickle cell crisis.

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Did You Know? If you have sickle cell trait, you can still donate blood.

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Did You Know? We need more people of black heritage to donate blood to help treat sickle cell patients who need regular transfusions.

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Did You Know? Sickle cell disorder can affect anyone, but it mainly affects people from an African or Caribbean background.

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Did You Know? Approximately 15,000 people in the UK have sickle cell.

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Did You Know? Sickle cell disorder is inherited from both parents. Sickle cell trait is inherited from one parent.

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Twitter image

Did You Know? Sickle cells are crescent shaped red blood cells. These abnormal cells can get stuck in blood vessels causing extreme pain. This is known as a sickle cell crisis.

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Did You Know? If you have sickle cell trait, you can still donate blood.

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Did You Know? We need more people of black heritage to donate blood to help treat sickle cell patients who need regular transfusions.

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Did You Know? Sickle cell disorder can affect anyone, but it mainly affects people from an African or Caribbean background.

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