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Join Thrombosis UK on World Thrombosis Day, Tuesday 13 October 2015.


Learn more, meet others and help in our work to "identify and plug the gaps in the management of thrombosis".


Thrombosis UK is hosting an educational meeting at The Rocket, Holborn, London Open to patients and clinicians, this promises to shine a light on the issues and opportunities to improve the management of thrombosis.


With expert speakers including patient representatives, Professor Beverley Hunt, Professor David Fitzmaurice and Dr Matthew Fay. REGISTER BELOW TO BOOK YOUR PLACE.


REGISTER and reserve your place:
The Rocket, Holborn, London on Tuesday 13th October 2015.

500 thousand : Lifeblood - The Thrombosis Charity

estimated deaths caused by VTE in Europe every year

300 thousand : Lifeblood - The Thrombosis Charity

estimated deaths caused by VTE in US every year

60% : Lifeblood - The Thrombosis Charity

of all VTE cases are due to hospital admission

1 in 8 : Lifeblood - The Thrombosis Charity

patients will die as a result of a venous blood clot that develops while in hospital



Thrombosis UK trustee and survivor Clare Reynolds, and Michelle Martin fundraiser and campaigner spent the day with staff at Avox in Wrexham where Michelle’s daughter who sadly passed away from ...

The Scottish Medicines Consortium (SMC), which reviews newly licensed medicines, has published advice about two new medicines accepted for use in NHS Scotland.

1. Tinzaparin (Innohep) to treat ...

The NICE AF quality standard provides a minimum standard of care expected within NHS England. It demands that patients at high risk of stroke without a bleeding risk ...

A Danish group have undertaken a short study which found that a thrombosis diagnosis in youth is associated with a poorer mental health prognosis with one in five patients being ...

Our amazing Chair of Trustees, Shelley Webster, has taken time off work to man a stand at the International Society of Thrombosis and Haemostasis (ISTH) meeting in Toronto, Canada. ...

Liam O’Niell and a team of seven friends are cycling the John Muir Way across the width of Scotland for us.

He told us ‘We are a group of 8 friends ...

Leanne Williams recently undertook the Rough Runner challenge in memory of a very special lady, Maxine Holder, who sadly died of TTP (Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura) in October 2014.

Visit her ...

Eight weeks ago Lynda Barnes lost her husband Richard to a pulmonary embolism, just two days after celebrating his 60th birthday. Like many others, she had no idea that thrombosis ...

After a brush with VTE, Amelia is running the Southampton Half Marathon for Lifeblood on 26th April.

You can read her story on her Just Giving page

Thank you ...

Advice on preventing and treating venous thromboembolism (VTE) during pregnancy, birth and following delivery is outlined in two new RCOG revised guidelines.

Links to the guidelines are set out ...



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