Anti-coagulation Service, Luton

Please note that anyone attending the Luton Treatment must now wear a face covering.

The Community Nurse led anticoagulant clinic is an easily accessible service for the monitoring and dosing of patients taking oral anticoagulant medication

Who can use the service:
Anyone registered with a GP in the Luton area able to attend the clinic

The service is provided from:
The Luton Treatment Centre
Vestry Close

Two anticoagulants clinics per week are held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8.30am – 10.30am

At present an additional shielding Anticoagulant clinic is being held on a Wednesday morning from 8.15am  to 12.00am

Telephone enquiries can be made between 8.30am to 4pm Monday to Friday.

Service provided include:
The Community Specialist Nurse Anticoagulant service currently delivers care to approximately 400 patients.   Patients attend for a blood test to monitor their International Normalised Ratio (INR) result using a near patient testing device.  Patients attend on a regular basis dependent on their previous INR results. At the clinic their dose of oral anticoagulant medication will be titrated if required to maximise its efficacy thereby reducing complications of bleeding or thrombo-embolic events.      

Referrals to this service can be made by:
The Anticoagulant Clinic at the Luton and Dunstable Hospital

Contact details:

Sarah Munroe – Blood Services Lead
Rachel Kremer - Community Nurse Specialists - Anticoagulation
Community Nurse Specialists - Anticoagulation
For advice:  Tel: 0333 405 0040
Or to leave a message
Tel: 0333 405 0046

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