Anticoagulation Service – Royal Free

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Anticoagulation nurses responsible for relieving blood clots and other blood disorders related to thrombosis.


Patients who have been initiated on warfarin should have been provided with a NPSA oral anticoagulant therapy record book (see Downloads) by the hospital clinic. This booklet should be taken with them to any hospital/GP appointments and when collecting anticoagulant prescriptions.

Please view the DAWN training materials. All training and governance for anticoagulation is currently provided by the Royal Free.

How to refer

The following clinicians can refer to this service: GPs

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Referral methods: e-Referrals

Routine referrals via CCAS through e-Referral.

Urgent (non-2ww) via e-Referrals direct to the hospital.