Press Releases

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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Self-monitoring of INR features in the Daily Telegraph “DIY blood test could be a life saver” 25th August 2013

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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Yorkshire Evening Post: “Health: Home test kits change the lives of heart kids” June 25th 2013

A Story in the Yorkshire Evening Post published 25th June 2013, highlights how self-monitoring improves the lives of children on warfarin and their parents and illustrates the significance of  the ACSMA campaign: “Hi-tech machines are helping youngsters facing frequent hospital …
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New anticoagulation alliance calls for greater choice for patients to self-monitor

The countdown starts today to the launch of a new campaign aimed at giving long-term warfarin patients greater choice in the management of their condition.
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