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World Thrombosis Day (WTD) focuses attention on the often overlooked and misunderstood condition of thrombosis. It embraces thousands of educational events across the world, and brings together in partnership patients, healthcare professionals, policy makers, research and industry supporters to place a global spotlight on thrombosis as an urgent and growing health problem.

WTD takes place every year on 13 October, this is the birthday of Rudolf Virchow who was a pioneer in the pathophysiology of thrombosis.

To find out more about World Thrombosis Day visit: worldthrombosisday.org

Many events and activities take place across the UK supported by Thrombosis UK

Thrombosis UK - Living with Thrombosis - Educational Day

Thrombosis UK - Educational Day
Living with Thrombosis

St Thomas's Hospital, London – October 13th 2016


As part of World Thombosis Day, Thrombosis UK presented an Educational Day, Living with Thrombosis

The day included speakers from both public and professional sectors, sharing their experiences and educating people on a range of topics.

Check back soon to view and download presentations from the event

Patient Day Awards - Kindly supported by Andrew Gwynne MP and Lynn Faulds Wood

Patient Day Awards

On 13 October, Thrombosis UK held the 2016 Patient Awards at the Governor's Hall, St Thomas' Hospital.

The event was kindly supperted by Andrew Gwynne MP
and Lynn Faulds Wood

Read more about the event and the Award Winners

Scottish Patient Day Awards - Kindly supported by Donald Cameron MSP

Scottish Patient Day Awards

On 04 October, Thrombosis UK held the 2016 Scottish Patient Awards at the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh.

The event was kindly supported and hosted by Donald Cameron MSP

Read more about the event and the Award Winners