Staffordshire Thrombosis and Anticoagulation Centre

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The STAC team accepts referrals for a wide range of indications.  These include patients with atrial fibrillation, venous thromboembolism, a prosthetic heart valve and others. Patients requiring direct oral anticoagulants (DOAC and NOAC) can also be referred to STAC.

What you need to do

•Please send the referral form to us with completed clinical details:

Warfarin referral form

Dalteparin referral form

  • Referrals will be reviewed to confirm appropriate indication and duration of anticoagulation
  • The patient will be sent an appointment directly. Confirmation of the appointment will also be sent to the registered GP
  • Urgent patients (based on clinical urgency) will be seen within seven working days
  • Patients will be reviewed in the anticoagulation MDT if required
  • For any queries or advice related to anticoagulation contact us
  • For pregnant women and patients with active cancer please contact the maternity and oncology team directly. These patients are managed in primary care via shared care protocols

To refer a patient

•For Suspected DVT: call Ambulatory Emergency Centre: 01782 671500

Opening times and contacts

•For anticoagulation, complete a referral form and email or fax to STAC

Click here for opening times and contacts

To seek advice

•STAC nurse specialists:  01782 671633 or page: 07623604843                              (Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm)

•Read relevant guidelines and protocols​

Feedback and Complaints

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Telephone : 01782 674252

Write to us:

Staffordshire Thrombosis and Anticoagulation Centre
1st Floor, West Building
Royal Stoke University Hospital
Newcastle Road
Stoke on Trent ST4 6QG​​