Hospital Acquired Thrombosis

What is HAT?

Hospital Acquired Thrombosis (HAT) is defined as any episode of venous thromboembolism arising in the 90 days following admission to hospital (Department of Health 2010).

More at risk patients are:

  • Overweight

  • Old age

  • Oncology

  • Obstetric

  • On-going medical conditions

  • Operation - those patients having surgery

How are we doing?

HAT current data (intranet)


Plans for HAT Over the Coming Year 

 HAT Action log (intranet)

Useful HAT Links (Intranet)

HAT Risk Assessments 

HAT documents resource area 

NICE Guidance (NG89):

Reducing VTE in over 16s

Click on logo above for Patient Stories and useful VTE Resources (external link)

Prevention/Treatment of venous thromboembolism (VTE) study day 22/11/19


Useful HAT contacts 

Rhianwen Griffiths

Thromboprophylaxis Specialist Nurse (YG) Bleep 4663

Christine Welburn

Thromboprophylaxis Specialist Nurse (YGC) Bleep 4160

Lisa Pemberton 

Thromboprophylaxis Specialist Nurse (Wrx) 

Bleep 5304

Clinical Leads

  • Dr Brian Tehan (BCUHB)

  • Mr Ashok Goel  (West) 

  • Dr Karen Mottart (YG site lead)

  • Mr Amir Hanna (Central)

  • Dr David Watson (East)

Glan Clwyd Hospital is now a VTE Exemplar Centre 

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