Venous thromboembolism (VTE) remains a major disease burden resulting in premature death, long-term health issues and considerable cost to health services.


  • Learn, update, share and join in discussion and questioning on current, new and innovative evidenced based updates, best practice case studies & policy implementation to support gold star care.
  • A day for interaction, networking, learning and updates. Including presentations from local andnational VTE leads sharing updates on guidelines, research and implemented service development models. Sessions will share interactive case studies and look at VTE prevention and management across patient cohorts and risk groups.
  • All sessions will invite questions and there will be opportunity for panel question time, networking and sharing. Workshops will be interactive, looking at challenging areas, patient-centred pathways to care and who-when-how options.
  • Specific topics will include hospital based VTE prevention and management. Successful MDT collaboration in VTE prevention, diagnosis and management, VTE is higher risk patient cohorts including women's health, cancer and co-morbidities and reducing/managing the psychological impact of VTE. Treatment pathways, including management, duration and prophylaxis therapies.


The event is of particular interest to nurses, pharmacists and midwives but is open to all healthcare and allied professionals working in or with an interest in venous thromboembolism (VTE).


  • Emma Gee - Nurse Consultant
  • Ann Hughes - Ward Sister VTE Lead / Dementia Lead End of Life Care Lead,
  • Rebecca Bushby - VTE Prevention Nurse Specialist
  • Prof Annie Young - Emerita Professor of Nursing
  • Victoria Speed - Pharmacist
  • Dr Raj Patel - Consultant Haematologist
  • Dr Rachel Hunter - Senior Lecturer in Psychology
  • Dr Jig Patel - Specialist Anticoagulation Pharmacist
  • Dr James Uprichard - Consultant Haematologist

For more information, please contact Jo Jerrome:

  • 08:45 - 25/09/2020 to 16:30 - 25/09/2020
  • Institute of Mechanical Engineers, One Bird Cage Walk, London, SW1H 9JJ , United Kingdom (Great Britain)