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Anticoagulant service (INR Clinic)

Managed by a specialist pharmacy team, the Out-patient Anticoagulant Service provides a monitoring service for patients on warfarin and other oral anticoagulants. 

Clinics are held, by appointment, at the Freeman Hospital each morning (Monday to Friday) where patients may attend between 9:00 - 11:30am; and at the RVI's New Victoria Wing Outpatient Department on Monday, Thursday and Friday mornings where patients are allocated timed appointments. 

All patients must be referred by a Trust Clinician, local GP or other NHS Trust using the Northern Network Anticoagulant Referral form.

Contact us

Freeman Hospital

To make, alter or cancel an appointment for the Freeman Hospital clinic, or for advice regarding your anticoagulant treatment, please contact the anticoagulant clinic staff directly on the number below.

Telephone: (0191) 223 1485

Royal Victoria Infirmary

Appointments for the RVI clinic should be made, altered or cancelled at the Victoria Wing Out-patient reception desk.

Tel: (0191) 282 5900

Anticoagulant clinic staff may be contacted directly for advice on the following number:

Tel: (0191) 282 9170

The Community INR (warfarin) Service, which operates through some of the local GP surgeries, is managed by the Freeman Hospital Haematology Department and is not part of the Directorate of Pharmacy and Medicines Management. They can be contacted on the number below.

Tel: (0191) 223 1740

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