December 5, 2023

NHS to offer stem cell transplants

Patients with severe inherited blood disorders will be offered stem cell transplants on the NHS that could cure their condition and help avoid life-long blood transfusions.

Thalassaemia is a rare disorder that affects the production of haemoglobin in the blood, leading to severe anaemia and debilitating tiredness, with patients needing to have blood transfusions every two to four weeks to survive – which has a major impact on their quality of life.

Read more – NHSE (30/11/23)

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