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More information on sickle cell acute painful episode
NICE has also produced guidance (advice) on sickle cell acute painful episode (a painful attack of sickle cell disease). The guidance was used to develop this quality standard.
Sources of advice and support for people with painful sickle cell disease, their families and carers
Sickle Cell Society, 020 8961 7795
You can also go to NHS Choices for more information about health and social care.
NICE is not responsible for the quality or accuracy of any information or advice provided by these organisations.
A number of organisations who share NICE's commitment to improving quality in this area formally support this quality standard. They may also be able to provide advice and support. For a list of these organisations see the sickle cell acute painful episode quality standard on the NICE website.