Subject: In-patient Vitamin K Antagonists (VKA) dosing/VTE risk assessment practices
Freedom of Information Request
FOI requests into Trust In-patient Vitamin K Antagonists (VKA) dosing/VTE risk assessment practices
Does your Trust have an Anticoagulant Service for
In-patients and out-patients YES
In-patients only YES NO
Outpatient only YES NO
How many inpatient beds does your Trust have (at each site if more than 1 site)?
a)How many sites do you inpatient dose (if applicable)?
Who doses VKA for your inpatient population?
How many individuals who are not doctors perform this role in the groups specified above
If you dose warfarin for out-patients, how many warfarin patients do you currently dose?
Which dosing software do you use – free text
Does your Trust run nurse led Anticoagulation clinics?
If there are no nurse led clinics, who is responsible for management of patients taking VKA within your trust
Who completes your VTE Risk assessments?
What is your current VTE Risk assessment compliance rate?
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