Anti-Coagulation is a drug which can prevent life threatening conditions. However, it can be dangerous if people taking it are not monitored regularly and advised which dose to take. Recent changes have been made to the way we prescribe it.

When a patient requests a prescription for an anti-coagulant, the doctor must check that the necessary monitoring has been carried out. We can no longer prescribe an anti-coagulation drug “as directed” and the specific dose must be stated on the prescription.

Nurse led Anti-Coagulation clinics

We run Nurse led anti-coagulation clinics for patients who are already classed as being stable on the drug.

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