NEWS & EVENTS
What is the link between AF and Stroke Most strokes happen because of a blockage in an artery leading to the brain, called an ischaemic stroke. This interactive infographic allows users to understand AF and stroke prevention at a national and local level. www.afinfographic.co.uk
ACE is supporting The Quality in Care, or ‘QiC’, Anticoagulation 2014 programme that will launch later this month at the Clinical Pharmacy Congress in London. For more information and to download an entry form please click here.
QiC Anticoagulation recognises, rewards and shares good practice in anticoagulation management, education and patient care throughout the UK through an awards event and subsequent opportunities for sharing projects and initiatives.
The Association of British Pharmaceutical Industries (ABPI) Stroke in Atrial Fibrillation Initiative (ABPI SAFI) has launched a landmark report on the Novel Oral Anticoagulants - NOACs: Innovation in Anticoagulation.
NOACs: Innovation in Anticoagulation is a one-stop resource for those interested in AF-related stroke, how it is managed by the NHS, the role of the NOACs, barriers to their use, and examples of good practice in their adoption by the NHS to improve patient outcomes within available resources.
New revalidation tool for GPs to attain QOF points and tackle myths of stroke prevention in AF www.af-revalidation.org
A new e-learning tool to help GPs complete critical steps for revalidation is launched today at the National Association of Primary Care (NAPC) Best Practice meeting. Not only does the tool guide revalidation preparation, it also contributes to CPD and facilitates the achievement of QOF points for AF care. Ultimately, helping ensure the best care for AF patients at risk of stroke. Registration and use of the tool is free.
Peter has been self-monitoring for some years and in this video explains why he made that decision and the benefits he obtains from self-monitoring
Read some of the reasons that patients are being given when they are denied access to the new oral anticoagulants
Welcome to Anticoagulation Europe
Can you help us?
We are looking for patients living in the West of England to help develop patient information for a project called "Don't Debate - Anticoagulate". This is being developed by the West of England Academic Health Science Network to help prevent blood clots and strokes by getting people who should be on anticoagulation therapy adequately treated.
Please email us at email@example.com or phone 0208 289 6875 to learn more.
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