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.
  • There will be presentations and service models on developing and collaboration across multi-discipline teams, the human factor in patient safety and workshops addressing case studies, challenges in VTE management and treatment pathways, including duration, options and use in complex cases.
  • All sessions will invite questions and there will be opportunity for panel question time, networking and sharing.
  • Specific topics will include hospital based VTE prevention and management, outpatient and ED pathways, the evidence and role for stenting, VTE prevention and management in cancer patients, high risk patient groups and recent guideline updates.


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


  • Dr Susie Shapiro - Consultant Haematologist
  • Dr Jordan Bowen - Consultant Physician and Lead for ambulatory care
  • Miss Emma Wilton - Consultant Vascular Surgeon
  • Sara Heyward - patient representative
  • Dr Helen Higham - Consultant Anaesthetist
  • Ander Cohen - Consultant Physician
  • Victoria Price - Lead Anticoagulation Pharmacist
  • Dr Jig Patel - Consultant Pharmacist for Anticoagulation
  • Dr Nikki Curry - Consultant Haematologist
  • Victoria Price - Lead Anticoagulation Pharmacist
  • Claire Harris - Anticoagulation Inpatient Safety Nurse
  • Penney Clarke - Lead VTE Prevention Nurse

For more information, please contact Jo Jerrome:

  • 08:45 - 18/09/2020 to 16:00 - 18/09/2020
  • Unipart Conference Centre, Unipart House, Garsington Road, Oxford, OX4 2PG , United Kingdom (Great Britain)