DVT Investigations

Haringey
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Direct access vascular studies service for ambulatory patients with suspected acute deep vein thrombosis (DVT).

If patient is found to have an acute DVT they will be sent to A&E or Haematology for same day follow-up.

Results are emailed to the practice by the secure email address supplied on the request form. Should the patient not be found to have acute DVT, the GP retains responsilibity for follow-up. Should the patient not be found to have acute DVT, the GP retains responsilibity for follow-up.


Eligibility criteria

Inclusions

Guidance on eligibility for direct referral, as well as a modified wells clinical score is available on the request form.


How to refer

The following clinicians can refer to this service: GPs, Nurses

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Referral methods: Email

After completing the request form, contact the department directly on 020 830 2862 to arrange a same day appointment for the patient.

Please send the request form by email (include agreed appointment time on the form).

e: rf-tr.vascularstudies@nhs.net