Over the past year, the programme has seen fantastic engagement and results in its work to reduce stroke across Wessex through the use of anticoagulants in treating Atrial Fibrillation. We have held a series of education sessions for Pharmacists and GPs to increase knowledge and skill in managing patients with AF. the resources are available here for anyone to use.
In Wessex we have seen the AF register increase by 24% (13,709 people) between 2015 and 2018, and 83.6% of high risk patients are receiving anticoagulation.
Take a look at our film which shows how we're working together to improve anticoagulation in atrial fibrillation in the community: