Thalassaemia support

Thalassaemia is a blood disorder affecting all social groups, but highly prevalent in the Meditteranean, Middle East and Asia.

Those affected locally were previously supported by Sheffield Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia Foundation, but since SSCATF closed, community development worker Nighat Khan has established a small support group.

Nighat said,

“The clients still needed support as there was no service. All the work I do is currently on a voluntary basis, as I couldn’t just let these people down especially where vulnerable people are involved who already have a lot on their plate through the illness they have.”

The new service is called Thalassaemia South Yorkshire (TSY) and was launched in March. To contact TSY call 07988 033 534 or email:

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