Anticoagulation Awards entries open

The Anticoagulation Achievement Awards 2018 are now open and invite applications from individuals and teams who provide outstanding services across the field of anticoagulation care and management

Open to applications from secondary, community and primary care.

Focus will be on evidence that demonstrates proven innovation in practice within delivery of anticoagulation services that benefit patients and the NHS while also evidencing implementation of NICE guidance, Quality Standards and patient-centred care and outcomes

For 2018 there are eight award categories

  • Best comprehensive thrombosis management centre
  • Best resource sharing information about anticoagulation therapy for patients and carers
  • The centre best able to demonstrate adherence to NICE Quality Standards for Atrial Fibrillation
  • Best work in prevention of hospital acquired thrombosis (HAT)
  • Best work in the prevention and treatment of cancer acquired thrombosis (CAT)
  • Best work in the prevention and treatment of thrombosis during pregnancy and the postpartum
  • Best on-going management of thrombosis by a community based or primary care service
  • VTE Hero (invite nominations from HCPs and Patients)

Full guidance and application forms can be downloaded from www.anticoagulationawards.org