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Terms and Conditions

Legal Disclaimer: Information in the MFT Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia (MSCT) Support Group is not intended as a substitute for medical professional help or advice but is to be used only as an aid in understanding current medical knowledge. Your GP, consultant or specialist nurse should always be consulted for any health problem or medical condition. Queries about the contents of our website should be addressed to the network contact/chief administrator on the home page. Clicking on the name should allow you to send an email directly to the chief administrator. Our website provides links to other organizations as a service to our readers. The MFT MSCT support group is not responsible for the information provided on these other websites.

Terms and Conditions

  • Members of the support group must be 16 years or older
  • Members should be patients registered with the MFT Haemoglobinopathy service, their parents or carers.
  • Site administrators are members of the MFT Haemoglobinopathy service [Royal Manchester Children's Hospital (RMCH) and the Manchester Royal Infirmary (MRI)] and the Manchester Sickle Cell &Thalassaemia Centre.
  • Membership is strictly controlled. All requests to join the support group are reviewed and approved by the Chief Administrator.
  • Approval of membership is at the discretion of the Chief Administrator, who reserves the right revoke/terminate membership without notice where a breach of the support group's terms and conditions is observed.
  • All members should observe the utmost decorum in all communications and discussion within the support group.
  • Site administrators reserve the right to review and ammend these terms and conditions anytime. The onus is on every individual member of the support group to familiarise themselves with these T&Cs, and ensure whatever they do, post or say is not in breach of these T&Cs.


Changes to our site

We may update our site from time to time, and may change the content at any time. However, please note that any of the content on our site may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update it.

We do not guarantee that our site, or any content on it, will be free from errors or omissions.

Content on our site

Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information on our site, we make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied that the content on our site is accurate, complete or up-to-date.

Where our site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources.

The content submitted by you must NOT advertise for goods or services

You warrant and undertake that you will not use this website for any purpose that is illegal or prohibited by these terms and conditions.

Unless otherwise specified all content and materials published on this website are presented solely for your personal, private and non-commercial use.

Availability of the Website

We will try to make the website available but cannot guarantee that the website will operate continuously or without interruptions or be error free.


We may alter these Terms and Conditions at any time and post a new version on the website.