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Community Anticoagulation Service

Anticoagulation Service

The Community Anticoagulation service provides general anticoagulation management advice, blood monitoring, review and anticoagulation medicine dose guidance to patients who require Oral Anticoagulant Therapy.

Written guidance / information is available via the below link;

http://www.anticoagulationeurope.org/

The service has a medical consultant lead and is comprised of clinical specialist nurses with support from clinical support workers and an administration team.

For further information about our service please contact the clinic team and see service leaflet, (see download section).

Who to contact

Contact Name
Community Anticoagulation Service
Contact Position
Service Administration Team
Telephone
01902 444092

Where to go

Notes

Anticoagulation Clinics

The service provides clinics from a number of locations across the city of Wolverhampton. See Time table in Downloads section.

 

The clinics operate from 8.30am – 4.30pm Monday to Saturday, excluding Bank Holidays

 

Domiciliary

Home visits are offered to patients who are clinically housebound only. Patients are continually assessed and as their condition improves will be offered clinic appointments.

 

Drop-in clinics

We provide a drop in service operated from the Community Phlebotomy Service on occasions when patients are unable to attend a clinic or require their anticoagulant blood level measured between appointments. Once you have received the result from your blood test you will contact the telephone advice service to obtain management guidance.

Drop-in clinics are often very busy and spaces are limited. If the drop- in sessions are full for the day you will be advised of another drop-in clinic close by or attend our next drop in. The drop in clinics are available from a number of locations across the city of Wolverhampton. See Community Phlebotomy Time table in Downloads section.

Telephone advice service

The service advice line offers the facilities from changing an appointment to obtain specialist advice from trained Anticoagulation Nurses.

Available Monday to Friday – 8.30am – 4.00pm, excluding Bank Holidays

Other Details

Availability

Referral required
Yes
Referral Details

A referral is required from your GP or Hospital doctor to ensure you receive on-going support throughout your treatment plan.

The referral is made via WUCTAS – (Wolverhampton Urgent Care Triage Access Service) on 01902 443322

Record Last Updated on: 07/07/2017

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