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Key requirements for the specialist anticoagulant pharmacist

Key requirements for the specialist anticoagulant pharmacist or other suitably qualified clinician (over and above standard ... read more

Virtual Clinics Webinar – FAQs

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SDM Magic North – AF Decision Aids

Shared Decision Making Magic North is a website that includes numerous resources and external links to decision aids for Atrial Fibrillation. read more

AF Specialist Nurse – Shared Decision Making

AF Specialist Nurse – Shared Decision Making

A Specialist Nurse discusses Atrial Fibrillation in consultation with a patient, highlighting the importance of shared decision making. read more

AF Pharmacist – Shared Decision Making

AF Pharmacist – Shared Decision Making

A Pharmacist discusses Atrial Fibrillation in consultation with a patient, highlighting the importance of shared decision making. read more

AF General Practitioner – Shared Decision Making

AF General Practitioner – Shared Decision Making

A General Practitioner discusses Atrial Fibrillation in consultation with a patient, highlighting the importance of shared decision making. read more

AF Consultant Cardiologist – Shared Decision Making

AF Consultant Cardiologist – Shared Decision Making

A Consultant Cardiologist discusses Atrial Fibrillation in consultation with a patient, highlighting the importance of shared decision ... read more

AF Micro Skills – Shared Decision Making

AF Micro Skills – Shared Decision Making

Dr Dave Tomson introduces the key skills needed to have a good shared decision making consultation in the context of Atrial Fibrillation. read more

AF Introduction – Shared Decision Making

AF Introduction – Shared Decision Making

Dr Dave Tomson introduces a series of clinical scenarios, highlighting the importance of shared decision making in the context of ... read more

Risk Calculator

This resource will allow you to produce a specific risk sheet for your patient based on their CHA2DS2-VASc and HAS-BLED scores. Once ... read more

NICE – Patient Decision Aid

Atrial fibrillation: medicines to help reduce your risk of a stroke – what are the options? This information is intended to help ... read more

Anticoagulant Treatment in Atrial Fibrillation for Thromboprophylaxis

This card deck has multiple cards on diagnosing AF and Non-Valvular AF related stroke risk assessment and management. read more

2019 Wessex AHSN Pharmacists Anticoagulation Education

Wessex AHSN have focused on delivering a programme of education for community and practice pharmacists to enhance their ability to ... read more

AF Patient Decision Aid – Dr Yassir Javaid

This table was produced by Dr Yassir Javaid and is based on the likely risk/benefit of warfarin in AF patients. The NOACs have been ... read more

SOS-AF – the AF screening service at Addenbrookes Hospital Video

SOS-AF – the AF screening service at Addenbrookes Hospital Video

The Screening, Optimising and Supporting stroke prevention in AF (SOS-AF) service was launched in October 2017 by Cambridge University ... read more

SSNAP Data

This is a link to the SSNAP results portal. Here you will find results for the clinical, organisational, and post-acute organisational ... read more

Stroke Association

Stroke Association support people to rebuild their lives after stroke. Providing specialist support, fund critical research and ... read more

GRASP-AF

GRASP-AF is a free, easy-to-use tool that assists GP practices to interrogate their clinical data enabling them to improve the ... read more

Pharmacist-led virtual clinics to optimise anticoagulation in AF

Lambeth and Southwark clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) delivered pharmacist-led virtual clinics to ensure all atrial fibrillation ... read more

Clinical CHADSVASC Link

Clinical CHADSVASC and HAS-BLED risk factors and EHRA score. read more

Atrial Fibrillation Virtual Clinic webinar

Atrial Fibrillation Virtual Clinic webinar

Watch the AHSN Network and NHS atrial fibrillation virtual clinic webinar. read more

Starting Anticoagulation with Jack

Starting Anticoagulation with Jack

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AFA Healthcare Pioneers Report – Showcasing Best Practice In AF 2018

The AF Association – Healthcare Pioneers Report 2018 includes 38 articles describing ways of finding patients with undiagnosed AF ... read more

AFA Healthcare Pioneers – Showcasing Best Practice In AF 2017

The case studies in this report are excellent examples of innovative, efficient and effective AF services. Commissioners across the NHS read more

AFA EU Healthcare Pioneers – Defining Best Practice In AF 2016

The 2016 EU Healthcare Pioneers Report captures the best practice principles and case studies to show ways to improve detection ... read more

AFA Healthcare Pioneers Report – Showcasing Best Practice In AF 2015

This report, which has been developed by the AF Association and endorsed by the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Atrial Fibrillation ... read more

AFA Healthcare Pioneers Report – Showcasing Best Practice In AF 2019

The AF Association – Healthcare Pioneers Report 2019 includes 15 case studies describing best practice to establish or grow existing ... read more

KSS AHSN Stroke Prevention in AF Project

KSS AHSN Alliance for Atrial Fibrillation (AF) aims to reduce the number of people dying or disabled by AF-related stroke, by ... read more

ICHP AF Virtual Clinic in North West London

This case study aims to find and review patients with Atrial Fibrillation in order to confirm diagnosis, anticoagulate where ... read more

GP data cleansing initiative for atrial fibrillation and hypertension

Data cleansing of coding atrial fibrillation and hypertension in GP practices. The NHS Long Term Plan (Jan 2019) describes an ambition ... read more

Specialist Pharmacy Service – Medicines Optimisation in AF

The first section of this document shows how to use nationally available data to build a picture of care for people who have atrial ... read more

ESC CONGRESS 2019 – Rapid referral to a one-stop AF clinic

This case study was produced to assess the feasibility of screening by community pharmacists with onward referral to an innovative ... read more

Excellence in AF – Oxford AHSN

A collaborative project that utilised clinical audit and review by specialist pharmacists to identify patients with AF who were at a ... read more

Pharmacist Led Anticoagulation Initiation in Primary Care

Specialist anticoagulation pharmacists provided clinical sessions in 12 GP practices. The pharmacists took referrals from GPs but also ... read more

GP Upskilling Presentation

This presentation is a detailed overview of the burden of AF and the implications for Primary Care. read more

AF Virtual Clinics in NW London

Brent and Harrow CCGs received NHSE investment to provide approximately 12 months of anticoagulation pharmacist capacity to case find ... read more

Redbridge AF Improvement Scheme QOF Results

This study aims to assess the impact of a specialist pharmacist working as part of a multidisciplinary team on the improvement of ... read more

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