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.

SMALL PACK

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
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LARGE PACK

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

Ordering a National Thrombosis Week Awareness Pack has now closed. If you are unable to download materials and have a planned event for National Thrombosis Week, please email jo@thrombosisuk.org to request a pack.

Download further resources to aid your Awareness activities.

Let's Talk Clots Screen Saver

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Table Talker

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Bunting

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Pull-up Banner

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Infographic

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Poster

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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 jo@thrombosisuk.org 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 jo@thrombosisuk.org 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

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Display at BMI the Beaumont Hospital in Bolton
Display at BMI the Beaumont Hospital in Bolton
Ediscyll Lorusso (green shirt),  Senior Thrombosis Nurse Practitioner at St George's University Hospital, raising awareness in Queen Mary Hospital, Roehampton
Raising awareness together at Queen Mary Hospital, Roehampton
Stand at the Royal United Hospital in Bath
Thrombosis display at North Bristol NHS Trust
Chesterfield Royal Hospital’s Thrombosis stand today
Chesterfield Royal Hospital’s Thrombosis stand today
Chesterfield Royal Hospital’s Thrombosis stand today
VTE Prevention Team celebrating thrombosis week by handing out packs to the wards - Oxford Haemophilia & Thrombosis Centre, Oxford University Hospitals
VTE Prevention Team celebrating thrombosis week by handing out packs to the wards - Oxford Haemophilia & Thrombosis Centre, Oxford University Hospitals
St George's University Hospital Thrombosis Team had an amazing campaign on thrombosis prevention
St George's University Hospital Thrombosis Team had an amazing campaign on thrombosis prevention
St George's University Hospital Thrombosis Team had an amazing campaign on thrombosis prevention
St George's University Hospital Thrombosis Team had an amazing campaign on thrombosis prevention
St George's University Hospital Thrombosis Team had an amazing campaign on thrombosis prevention
St George's University Hospital Thrombosis Team had an amazing campaign on thrombosis prevention
St George's University Hospital Thrombosis Team had an amazing campaign on thrombosis prevention
St George's University Hospital Thrombosis Team had an amazing campaign on thrombosis prevention
St George's University Hospital Thrombosis Team had an amazing campaign on thrombosis prevention
Spire Dunedin Hospital in Reading, Oncology team
Spire Dunedin Hospital in Reading, Oncology team
Unniversity of South Wales getting ready for #NTW
Kings College Hospital - Cake and stall
Kings College Hospital - Clot and stall
Kings College Hospital - We trapped a clot !
Kings College Hospital - Clot racing
Kings College Hospital - Hospital director throwing a clot at Governance Lead
Kings College Hospital - Bit more than a clot !
Kings College Hospital - Clot and an informed patient
Kings College Hospital - Clot and ward staff
University of Nottingham - Supporting National Thtombosis Week 2019
University of Nottingham - Supporting National Thtombosis Week 2019
University of Nottingham - Supporting National Thtombosis Week 2019