Category: Atrial Fibrillation

BBC South Today News new mobile ECG devices that detects irregular heart rhythms

Around 340 mobile electrocardiogram (ECG) units are being distributed to CCGs, GP practices, pharmacies, NHS community clinics and hospitals across the Wessex region.

Starting Anticoagulation with Jack

Anticoagulants are medicines which prevent harmful blood clots, by slightly changing the balance of the natural clotting process. Wessex AHSN has worked closely with several clinical and non-profit organisations to create information resources supporting the use of novel anticoagulants.

There are a number of important things to be aware of when starting anticoagulants. Let's hear from our fictional character Jack as he begins taking this medication and talks about his concerns.

Working together to improve anti-coagulation in Atrial Fibrillation

This video showcases why collaboration across the NHS works perfectly for the patient.

We enabled secondary care specialists to work in partnership with GP practices to provide care in the community and ensured a streamline patient journey linked to on-going care by the community pharmacist.