In this section, we have leaflets for the Clinical Haematology department. Please only read the materials on the advice of your clinician.
The Recite Me accessibility tools can be used if you need assistance.
Always hand over the bottom slip from your dosing letter with every blood test.
A new dosing letter will then be sent to your home address within three working days. If not received within three working days please telephone anticoagulant clinic for another copy.
Until dosing letter received, please continue with your current dose of anticoagulant. ... read more
Any patient admitted to hospital is potentially at risk of developing a blood clot. This leaflet will explain what a blood clot is, who is most at risk of getting one, what you can do to help reduce your risk and what we can do to help reduce it further. It will also tell you what symptoms might suggest the presence of a blood clot and what you should do if you experience any of them ... read more
Receiving a cancer diagnosis is a life changing event and you and your family may experience a wide range of emotions, and have a lot of questions and concerns throughout your cancer journey.
Your Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) is available to provide ongoing support from the initial investigations leading to diagnosis, throughout your treatment and on to living with and beyond cancer.
They will provide you with any necessary information, answer any questions and provide emotional support and guidance to you and your family ... read more