Area: Anticoagulation Monitoring

Main office address:
First Floor, William Brown Centre
Manor Way
Co Durham

Telephone: 0191 518 1564

Service hours: Monday - Friday, 8.30 - 5.30pm

Areas covered: Houghton Le Spring, Sunderland, Washington, Millfield, Hylton, Shiney Row, Silksworth, Southwick, Castletown, West Rainton, Fulwell, Pallion, Ryhope and Hendon

Manager: Nicola Burton

Clinical Lead: Nicky Goon

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Service Overview

IntraHealth has experience of delivering community anticoagulant monitoring services to 13 CCGs in England since 1999. We manage more than 9,000 patients annually and performed more than 114,000 near patient INR tests in 2019/20, including 40,000 home-visits.

We provide a ‘one-stop shop’ near patient testing service (both clinic & home-visit) with anticoagulant initiation, stabilization, monitoring and dosing, Mondays – Friday, 8.30 – 5.30 pm.

We provide well trained, accredited and competent specialist clinicians to deliver our service to ensure that we deliver standardised and clinically effective anticoagulation management.

All IntraHealth staff receive competency-based training and must complete the ‘Teesside University Certificate of Professional Development in Anticoagulation’.