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Resilience and Support – Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia clients and carers are you anxious, stressed or struggling, then build up your knowledge, resilience and support; talk to OSCAR Sandwell on 01215250556 or go directly to these other services through the link below.

Mental Health and Well being
Are you in need—Access support through Healthy Minds / Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) services which offer psychological therapy services for people experiencing common mental health problems such as low mood, depression, anxiety and stress.
Tel: 0303 033 9903
Covid 19 Vaccinations—People with Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia are considered high risk and clinically vulnerable to Covid –19 here is more information about how to get vaccinated.
https://www.healthysandwell.co.uk/clinics/ or call OSCAR Sandwell to help you.
  • Covid-19 Clinic Venues
  • No NHS number needed
  • No need to be registered with a GP
  • No residential address needed
  • Bring your vaccine card if you have already had your first dose
  • For people aged 18 and over
  • You can get the 2nd dose 8 to 12 weeks after getting your 1st dose
  • Are you hesitant or unsure give OSCAR Sandwell a call to talk about things 01215250556
Sandwell Adult Social Care—Adults with care and support needs or Carers with support needs do you have care and support needs, Everyone is entitled to a care and support assessment. you can self refer or through OSCAR Sandwell. To find out more at:
Telephone 0121 569 2266
Email: sandwell_enquiry@sandwell.gov.uk



LEVEL ADVANCE USER GROUP MEETINGWelcome to the website of OSCAR Sandwell, a registered charity (1080599) and company limited by guarantee (3736648) that was established in 1988 to promote the well being of sufferers of Sickle Cell Anaemia and Thalassaemia.Organisation for Sickle Cell Anaemia Research and Thalassaemia Support (OSCAR) was first set up in the United Kingdom in 1975. OSCAR was developed to provide a direct service to the public and act as a link between Sickle Cell sufferers and the communities that were at risk from the conventional service providers.

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Our Mission Statement

Working together with service users, voluntary and statutory services and stakeholders to improve the quality of life for people affected by Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia in the Sandwell area.

OSCAR Sandwell aims to:

  • Improve public awareness of the disabling effects of Sickle Cell Anaemia and Thalassaemia.
  • To give advice and support individuals and families affected by these conditions.
  • Promote research into the prevention and cure of both Sickle Cell Anaemia and Thalassaemia blood disorders.
  • Raise funds to continue the promotional work of OSCAR Sandwell.

 We offer the following services:

  • Counselling
  • Support, Advice and Guidance
  • Training and Education
  • Home Visiting and Befriending
  • Social activities for all ages
  • Volunteering Opportunities
  • Meeting Room Hire

We are supported by the generous support of our funder and donors