Welcome to our first Newsletter. We thought this would be great way

Welcome to our first Newsletter. We thought this would be
great way to keep our patients updated about our work here at
the Roald Dahl Centre.
Winner: RLBUHT Chairman’s Award
Patient Focus Group
If you are interested in getting
involved and having a say in
the services you receive then
why not come along to our
Focus Group meetings. Ask a
member of our team for more
Anticoagulation Next meeting:
30th September 2014
“I am delighted to tell you that the Roald Dahl Centre has
won the prestigious Chairman’s Award for exceptional
quality care, above and beyond expectations. This is
excellent news for our staff and patients.” Professor Toh
World Thrombosis Day
Monday 13th October.
This is to be an annual event.
As a Centre we have signed a pledge to be an active partner in this global
launch. Some of our involvement will be in Social Media sites, an
information stall on the Main Foyer and Grandround presentation on 10th
October 2014.
Anticoagulation have had their
second Focus Group meeting,
which was a great success.
Patient had a chance to discuss
their experiences, changes in
the service and new
anticoagulation drugs. The
patients have requested a
speaker for the next meeting.
Haemophilia Next meeting:
TBC September (Joint Alder
The group meets to discuss
improving care of patients with
bleeding disorders as well as
providing support to other
suffers who want to talk to
someone in the same situation.
Hoping to raise awareness to
the public and health workers.
The Haemophilia Nurses raised awareness about Bleeding Disorders among Women with their eye catching
Information Stand. The Talking Red Campaign is to get women talking about bleeding disorders that often only
associated with Haemophilia in men. The stand was based in the Main Reception of the Royal Liverpool Hospital
the information was available to patients, staff and visitors and they were on hand to answer any questions.
This was a very successful afternoon
Anticoagulation Service Changes
RLBUHT in Collaboration with Community Health
In March 2014 Royal Liverpool Broadgreen University Hospital Trust in collaboration with Liverpool Community
Health, were named as the preferred provider by Liverpool Clinical Commissioning Group for delivery of
Anticoagulant service across Liverpool.
The commencement date is 1st July 2014, initially for 3 years but may be extended for a further 2 years.
The service will be community based delivered closer to the patients home at delegated surgeries/NHS premises
via finger prick testing. Testing and dosing will be carried out the same day in a face to face consultation. Where a
patient is unable to travel to a clinic alternative arrangements will be made of an equivalent standard. Flexibility
will be built into the service to meet the requirements of patients identified through the on-going patient
Over 7000 patients to be treated in the community setting. So far 21 locations been identified as potential clinics.
Roald Dahl Haematosis and Thrombosis Treatment Centre,
Liverpool Royal Hospital, Prescot Street, Liverpool, L7 8 XP
Haemophilia Patients can now
download the Haemtrack App from
Google Play or iTunes
0151 706 3391
0151 706 5904
Opening Times:
Monday –Friday
9:00am - 5:00pm

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