National Thrombosis Week | Awareness Saves Lives

Thrombosis (potentially life-threatening blood clots) is a very common condition affecting more than 60,000 every year in the UK.

1 in 4 of all deaths are as a result of thrombosis, and the condition is the number 1 cause of preventable hospital deaths.

This year, Thrombosis UK are calling for greater awareness and understanding of thrombosis and asking everyone to:

'Think Thrombosis' it is the easiest way to:

  • Prevent
  • Protect
  • Inform

As a supporter, please help share this message and increase awareness and understanding of thrombosis.

Thrombosis is also known as deep vein thrombosis (DVT), pulmonary embolism (PE) and venous thromboembolism (VTE).

You can read more about what Thrombosis is here on our site.


Suitable for table top or wall display
  • 4 x Posters
  • 1 x Table talkers
  • 1 x Prevent Thrombosis Poster
  • 1 x Think Thrombosis Sign
  • 10 x Be VTE Aware postcards
  • 20 x Stickers



Suitable for hospitals and larger medical centres or larger table displays
  • 8 x Posters
  • 4 x Table talkers
  • 2 x Prevent Thrombosis Poster
  • 2 x Think Thrombosis Signs
  • 100 x Be VTE Aware postcards
  • 200 x Stickers
  • 100 x Information leaflets


Download further resources to aid your Awareness activities.

Let's Talk Clots Screen Saver

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Download [.pdf]

Table Talker




Pull-up Banner






National Thrombosis Week | Regsiter Your Event

Your voice joins thousands of others working to raise awareness and increase understanding of thrombosis, we really welcome your support, it can take just seconds to:

National Thrombosis Week | Share Photos

Share photos of your National Thrombosis Week events on Twitter using #ThinkThrombosis and #NTW copying in @ThrombosisUK

National Thrombosis Week | Email Photos

Celebrate by emailing jpeg / png images to to have your photos displayed in the Thrombosis UK 2019 NTW Gallery

National Thrombosis Week | Publicise Your Event

Publicise your events on the Thrombosis UK events page. Simply email with details

National Thrombosis Week | Spread Awareness of Thrombosis

Spread awareness of thrombosis on Instagram (thrombosisukofficial) and Facebook (Thrombosis UK) using the hashtag #ThinkThrombosis and #NTW