Monthly Archives: September 2014

ACSMA welcomes new NICE guidance for self-monitoring devices

ACSMA has today welcomed new guidance from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) which recommends two self-monitoring devices for NHS use by people on long-term warfarin therapy. NICE has recommended the CoaguChek XS system and the INRatio2 …
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Anticoagulation Alliance warns thousands could miss out on new NICE guidance for self-monitoring devices

News Release – For Immediate release 24 September 2014  The AntiCoagulation Self-Monitoring Alliance (ACSMA) has today welcomed new guidance from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) which recommends two self-monitoring devices for NHS use by people on …
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CCG Freedom of Information – Executive summary

During the course of ACSMA’s campaign, it has become clear that, while Government and Ministers were supportive of self-monitoring and patient self-management of long-term conditions more broadly, this was not necessarily being translated into action by Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCG) …
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Take a ‘SelfieChek’ to raise awareness of the benefits of self-monitoring

Raising the awareness of self-monitoring warfarin levels is one of ACSMA’s main priorities and a  Facebook campaign has been launched by Roche Diagnostics Ltd to help achieve that. The ‘SelfieChek’ Facebook page encourages you to post a selfie and learn …
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