GP Care sees its 1000th DVT Service patient in South Gloucestershire

GP Care has now seen 1000 patients within its DVT service for NHS South Gloucestershire since commencing service delivery in September 2008.

The Service comprises community based assessment and treatment of DVTs including: near patient D-dimer tests; practice based ultrasound scans; and delivery of practice based anticoagulation to patients with confirmed DVTs.

This GP Care Service has received extremely positive feedback from patients and GPs and has now also been contracted by NHS Bristol.

Further announcements are due shortly.

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