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Anticoagulation clinic (York)

The Anticoagulation clinic manages the warfarin for approximately 4000 patients throughout York and surrounding areas.  It is a nurse-led service with an Anticoagulation Pharmacist who is responsible for the dosing of warfarin.

We are responsible for the safe monitoring and dosing of patients taking Warfarin as well as:

  • Take new patients with deep vein thrombosis from emergency department and carry out Warfarin counselling and heparin injections in line with DVT pathway
  • Take early discharge new patients with pulmonary embolus to carry out Warfarin counselling and heparin injections in line with PE pathway
  • Take referrals from G.P practices to commence Warfarin for new patients
  • Take referrals from other hospitals for on-going anticoagulation for patients
  • Provide annual reviews for our Anticoagulation patients who have self-check ‘Coagucheck’ machines
  • Liaise and advise with pre-assessment areas regarding patients who require surgery or interventions.

About your appointment

New patient appointments must be made via referral from patients G.P/Dr or from a health care professional if patient is an in-patient.

At the first appointment – the patient may require a blood test and will then have Warfarin counselling (as per National Patient safety agency guidance) which will take approximately 45 minutes – so please allow sufficient time for the appointment.

Please bring a list of all medications to this appointment.

Where to find us

First floor, Outpatients, The York Hospital.

Contact us

You can contact us through our administration clerk on (01904) 726785.

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Meet the team

Name

Special Interest

Contact Details

Jayne Oliver (Specialist Nurse)

DVT, Cardiology, compression stockings and pre-assessment

(01904) 726785

Pamela Daykin (Clinic Nurse)

DVT and PE, teaching patients how to self inject

(01904) 726785

Geraldine Lowes (Clinic nurse)

Safe discharge of patients, staff education

(01904) 726785

Dean Hanson (Clinic nurse)

Patient counselling of warfarin therapy/patient information, teaching patients how to self inject

(01904) 726785

Anthony Wilson (HCA)

Coagucheck – self testing, Atrial fibrillation

(01904) 726785

 Angela Hewitt (HCA)

  (01904)726785

Jayne Knights (Pharmacist)

Newer anticoagulants

(01904) 726785

 Nicky Thirsk (Staff Nurse) (01904) 726785 

 Joanne Jacques(Admin and Clerical)

  (01904)726785

 Sandra Lightfoot(Admin and Clerical)

  (01904) 726785

 Emma Rowland(Apprentice Administrator)

  (01904)726785
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