The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust is one of the largest acute providers in the West Midlands. With Cannock Chase Hospital joining the Trust in November 2014, a requirement was identified for a new ‘dose and post’ laboratory service for tests that had previously been performed by Stafford Hospital.
Marsh Medical Centre, a rural practice in Lincolnshire with around 6,100 patients, has been running a level 4 practice-based Local Enhanced Service for anticoagulation for around 8 years.
St George’s Hospital in London runs an anticoagulation service with around 2,100 active patients. The hospital uses INRstar as its clinical decision support system and benefits from its new functionality which supports direct oral anticoagulants (DOACs) and LMWH.
INRstar has been deployed across 56 practices in Leicester City CCG, enabling practices to set up new Local Enhanced Service (LES) level 4 anticoagulation services within primary care.
Patrice McCarthy is Senior Anticoagulation Nurse at West Middlesex University Hospital and runs the clinic, which manages a large number of patients with complex health needs.
The Royal Cornwall Hospital’s DVT clinic cares for specific patients with complex health needs, managing anticoagulation, providing patient education and an induction service for warfarin.
The nurse-led anticoagulation clinic run by Provide at St Peter’s Community Hospital in Maldon, Essex, chose INRstar to support its clinic manage the therapeutic care of 470 patients.