Anti Coagulant Services

The Leeds Oral Anticoagulant Control Service is responsible for controlling and monitoring the oral anticoagulant therapy of Vitimin K antagonists such as Warfarin.  These patient are on prophylactic treatment for thrombotic disorders/episodes, and prevention of strokes in patients with AF (Atrial Fibrillation).

We currently monitor approximately over 9500 patients within the Leeds area, we accept patient referrals from all Leeds Teaching Hospital NHS Trust hospitals as well as GP's under the Leeds Clinical Commissioning Group. It is a postal system employing 22 community based phlebotomy clinics as well as seven hospital clinics where patients  may be seen by either a pharmacist or clinician. Biomedical Scientists operate a computerised dosing system.   The DAWN system assists scientists, pharmacists and doctors in dosing up to 600 patients per day and arranges up to 130,000 appointments per year

Anticoagulant Service Contact Details:

Anti-Coagulant Clinic
Address
Contact Phone Numbers

The Leeds Oral Anticoagulant Service, Specialist Laboratory Medicine, Pathology Department, St James’s University Hospital, Beckett Street, Leeds LS9 7TF.

Appointments Changes / Patient Enquires:
0113 20 67369
0113 20 67371
 
Referrals:
0113 20 67372
 
 
Fax:
0113 20 67368
 

 

Management Contact Details:

Anticoagulant Clinic Co-ordinator Brad Dickinson

The Leeds Oral Anticoagulant Service,
Specialist Laboratory Medicine,
Pathology Department,
St. James University Hospital,
Beckett Street,
Leeds. LS9 7TF

Biomedical Scientist Contact Numbers:
0113 20 67369
0113 20 67371

 

Clinical Advice Contact Details: 

Lishel Horn   

Bexley Wing,
St. James University Hospital,
Beckett Street,
Leeds
LS9 7TF

Specialist Coagulation Registrar

Bexley Wing,
St. James University Hospital,
Beckett Street,
Leeds
LS9 7TF

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Page updated: 22/02/17 | Updated by: Michael O'Sullivan