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We can provide the following benefits to patients;
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IntraHealth have provided anticoagulation services to patients since 1994. Our team of experienced clinicians is on hand to help you manage your Anticoagulation treatment and to enable you to get the maximum benefit from taking these medicines.
If you are a patient registered with a GP surgery in one of the following areas Bury, County Durham, Darlington or York you can contact our team on 0191 518 1564 or 0800 6816518 or to find your nearest IntraHealth clinic please view the Service Finder page for further details
The near patient testing machine that we use only takes a few minutes to process the blood sample and display an INR result while you are having your consultation. Your dose will then be calculated and written in your ‘Yellow’ book before the end of your appointment
If they are a patient registered with a GP surgery in Bury, County Durham, Darlington or York you can contact our team on 0191 518 1564 or 0800 6816518 to find the nearest IntraHealth clinic or please view the Service Finder page for further details
Please contact the IntraHealth telephone support service on 0191 518 1564 or 0800 6816518 so that we can rearrange your appointment and check on your general health and any changes
Please discuss any queries or concerns with the clinician when you have your next INR check. If you have any queries or concerns which you would prefer to have answered before the next INR check please contact the IntraHealth telephone support service on 0191 518 1564 or 0800 6816518 . This will provide a response to your query or concern
For your convenience, we are able to offer a number of appointments at 8.30am or after 5.00pm – please discuss with the clinician at your next INR check. If you work close to one of the IntraHealth clinic sites, we are able to see you there, if that would be more convenient. Please contact the IntraHealth telephone support service on 0191 518 1564 or 0800 6816518 if you would like to discuss possible arrangements
Please contact the IntraHealth telephone support service on 0191 518 1564 or 0800 6816518 to inform the service so that we can rearrange your appointment, check on your general health and determine what action needs to be taken
Whilst you are in hospital the ward are responsible for INR testing and dosing of your warfarin therapy. The hospital ward is responsible for your discharge and transferring your care back to the IntraHealth service. Please contact the IntraHealth service on 0191 518 1564 or 0800 6816518 to inform the service that you have been discharged, so that we can restart your INR monitoring
Please arrange to register with a GP surgery in your new area as soon as you can. Your new GP surgery will be able to inform you about the arrangements for INR monitoring in their area and make arrangements for you. Once you have the details of the INR monitoring service in the new area, please contact IntraHealth so that we are able to transfer details of your anticoagulation to your new service.
Please see the below resources for further information.
Patient info is a patient information site containing leaflets about conditions and their treatments. It is a good place to look if you want to know more about the condition you have. For example, there are leaflets on:
The Atrial Fibrillation Association is a great source of information about what atrial fibrillation is. It has lots of practical advice for living with atrial fibrillation. It also has the stories of different peoples’ experience of living with atrial fibrillation.
The Stroke Association is a charity dedicated to raising awareness of stroke and provides practical support for help people rebuild their lives after suffering a stroke.
Age UK are a charity who support older people with a range of services, including help and advice about rights, health and wellbeing, loneliness, housing choices, travel and hobbies, work and retirement, and helping with mobility. They also offer insurance services tailored for older people.