25th DAWN AC User Group Meeting – 2017

This year’s 25th UK DAWN AC User Group Meeting was a great success with a varied programme of talks and lots of opportunity for networking and discussing best practice with colleagues from around the country. A big thank you to all of the speakers and delegates who travelled to the Lake District for the event, making it such a success. Below are the presentation slides from the talks given on the day:

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Comparison of computer-decision software – Dianne Kitchen, NEQAS

Make DAWN work for you – Frances Burchell & Sarah Mills, Barts Health NHS Trust

Switching to email pdf delivery of doses – Louise Green & Alison Pym, Royal Shrewsbury Hospital

The prothrombin time is “INR” (In Need of Replacement) for the purpose of warfarin monitoring – Páll Őnundarson, Landspitali Hospsital, Iceland


DAWN of the DOACS – Sean O’Brien & Beverley Straker-Bennet, Blackpool Victoria Hospital

Practicalities of using DOACs, including for specific patient sub-groups – Terry Dowling, Guy’s & St Thomas’ NHS Trust

DOACs – I have a dream – Sue Bacon, North Bristol NHS Trust


Patient Questionnaires in referral and review processing – Amanda Pointon, University Hospitals North Midlands



“I need to be able to prove to the Trust and patients that the anticoagulant service that we provide is as safe, auditable and current as possible. DAWN has proven to be an extremely safe package, compliant with guidelines / recommendations and with readily available support”

Peterborough and Stamford Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust