‘No One’s Listening’ to Sickle Cell Patients, and That Must Change

‘No One’s Listening’ to Sickle Cell Patients, and That Must Change

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‘No One’s Listening’ to Sickle Cell Patients, and That Must Change

The results of a government inquiry tasked with investigating the failures of sickle cell care in the U.K., published in a report titled “No One’s Listening,” reveal evidence of substandard care, inadequate training of healthcare professionals, and attitudes that were underpinned by racism. Since these findings were released, there has been increased pressure by government officials to investigate the matter further. Reports of poor quality of care don’t come as a surprise for many sickle…

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