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Honours given at Patient Choice Award in Westminster

On Wednesday 25th June, the AntiCoagulation Self-Monitoring Alliance (ACSMA) held their first Patient Choice Awards at Westminster. The awards event celebrated the work of dedicated health professionals in the NHS and campaigners who have helped people on long-term warfarin treatment …
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ACSMA Newsletter- May 2014

Click the photo below to download our latest newsletters highlights include: -Clinical Commissioning Groups freedom of information requests – Details of our first regional meeting in Manchester -Would you like to become an ACSMA ambassador        

First ACSMA regional meeting held in Manchester

First ACSMA regional meeting held in Manchester We hosted our first regional meeting in Manchester on 24th March 2014. The aim of the meeting was to provide a forum for healthcare professionals, those working in the NHS and local government, …
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Anticoagulation Self-Monitoring Alliance: Patient Choice Awards

Anticoagulation Self-Monitoring Alliance: Patient Choice Awards  To celebrate the excellent work that healthcare professionals and carers are doing around the UK ACSMA is holding its first Patient Choice Awards. There are more than 1.2 million children and adults on long-term …
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A Review of Self-Testing Patients: How Are They Doing?

A Review of Self-Testing Patients: How Are They Doing? Jeff Walker, Chief Biomedical Scientist, Mid-Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust In 2009 Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust carried out a management review of their self-testing anticoagulation patients. Patients tested at home and …
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ACSMA Newsletter November 2013

Our latest newsletter is out, featuring everything we have been up to since September.  Download here or click the picture below. Features – Details on our attendance at the labour party conference – The public affairs news awards in which ACSMA …
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ACSMA shortlisted – Public Affairs News Awards

ACSMA is absolutely delighted to announce that it has been shortlisted as a finalist for the category of “Best Use of Social Media” for the Public Affairs News Awards. The awards take place once a year and they seek to …
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Our 3rd Newsletter and survey results!

Our campaign has gone from strength to strength.  Now with 637 subscribers and growing day by day, our campaign is rapidly gaining momentum.  With our up and coming meetings with NHS England and key MP’s, we are keen to share …
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A new ACSMA “Campaign Toolkit”

Due to increasing demand from the supporters of our campaign for information and support, the Anticoagulation Self-Monitoring Alliance (ACSMA) are proud to announce the launch of our “Campaign Toolkit”. This toolkit gives you tips and information on how you can get …
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Self-monitoring of INR features in the Telegraph “DIY blood test could be a life saver”

Leading with the headline “DIY blood test could be a life saver” and the sub heading “A device that checks coagulation of the blood is not available on the NHS – yet”, the Daily Telegraph shared the story of Rob …
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