Support

Advice and Guidance

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We provide advice, information and guidance to clients and patients around the complex issues arising from living with Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia disorder. Our person centred approach and importance of client involvement in this process ensures needs can be met and better outcomes can be achieved.


Information can be made available in alternative formats, such as Braille, large print, audio tape where required. 

Referral Form Link

Counselling and 1-2-1 support

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This service is offered to those who may need help in finding ways to deal with emotional issues associated with Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia. Counselling and 1-2-1 support can help you cope with difficulties including: depression, anxiety, upsetting physical health conditions, a difficult life event, such as a bereavement, caring for someone with the disorder, a relationship breakdown or work-related stress, low self-esteem or anger. 


You can contact us for more information on how to access this confidential service.  

Charges may apply. 

Volunteers & Students

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OSCAR Birmingham believe that volunteering should be accessible to all and that every individual has the right to volunteer providing that they are deemed suitable for the organisation.

Opportunities are made available to all sections of the community, offering the possibility of gaining or utilising new experiences and skills.

Health Promotion and Awareness Raising

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OSCAR Birmingham promotes awareness of Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia Disorders in a variety of settings including schools, colleges and local community projects. We also provide information and education on the effects of the conditions and the most effective way of caring and protecting the health and well-being of sufferers, blood testing and promoting better health and reducing isolation.