On January 26, 2023 Ontario Health released a new quality standard and associated resources for sickle cell disease.
- Clinicians are encouraged to consider which areas of the quality standard tofocus on in their organization's quality improvement efforts, andto share the quality standard and patient guide with their networks as well as clients and their families.
- People with sickle cell disease, their families, and their caregivers can use the patient guide to have informed conversations with their health care provders and get the best possible care.
On February 22, 2023, Ontario Health is offering a webinar to help you learn more about how to improve care for people with sickle cell disease. it will feature panelists with lived experience and clinical experience, who will discuss how implementing the quality standard will improve care for people with sickle cell disease.