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.
  • The day will include presentations from local and national 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 opportunity for a panel question time.
  • Specific topics will include hospital based VTE prevention and management, the role of IVC filters, outpatient and ED pathways, women's health, VTE in psychiatric patients, genetics, recent guideline updates, implementation and medico-legal issues.


The event is open to all healthcare and allied professionals working in or with an interest in venous thromboembolism (VTE).


  • Dr Julia Anderson - Consultant Haematologist
  • Dr Catherine Bagot - Consultant Haematologist
  • Dr James Tiernan - Consultant Physician in Acute Medicine
  • Dr Kalliroi Kefala, Consultant in Critical Care Medicine
  • Dr Dean Kerslake - Consultant in Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
  • Dr Salvatore Cognetti - Psychiatric trainee
  • Dr Khalid Khan - Consultant Cardiologist
  • Victoria Cloke - Genetics clinical scientist

For more information, please contact Jo Jerrome:

  • 08:45 - 13/10/2020 to 16:10 - 13/10/2020
  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons, 232 - 242 St Vincent Street , Glasgow, G2 5RJ , United Kingdom (Great Britain)