Screening for sickle cell and beta thalassaemia

Interview 12


Brief outline: Female partner discovered she was HIV positive when she came to the UK. When she changed HIV consultant, a routine blood test showed she was a sickle cell carrier. Male partner has not yet had carrier screening.

Background: Couple with no children, aged 35 (female) and 57 (male). Female partner is not working, male partner is a carer. Ethnic background/nationality' Female- Black African, Male- White British.

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