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:
On-going medical conditions
Operation - those patients having surgery
Useful HAT contacts
Rhianwen Griffiths/ Delyth Williams
Thromboprophylaxis Specialist Nurse (YG) Tel 4663
Thromboprophylaxis Specialist Nurse (YGC) Bleep 4160
Thromboprophylaxis Specialist Nurse (Wrx)
Dr Brian Tehan (BCUHB)
Dr Karen Mottart (West)
Mr Amir Hanna (Central)
Dr David Watson (East)
Glan Clwyd Hospital and Wrexham Maelor are now VTE Exemplar Centres