World Thrombosis Day (WTD) focuses attention on the often overlooked and misunderstood condition of thrombosis. It embraces thousands of educational events across the world, and brings together in partnership patients, healthcare professionals, policy makers, research and industry supporters to place a global spotlight on thrombosis as an urgent and growing health problem.

THE DATE
WTD takes place every year on 13 October, this is the birthday of Rudolf Virchow who was a pioneer in the pathophysiology of thrombosis.

To find out more about World Thrombosis Day visit: worldthrombosisday.org

THROMBOSIS UK AND WORLD THROMBOSIS DAY
Many events and activities take place across the UK supported by Thrombosis UK.

On Wednesday October 10th 2018, as part of our support for WTD, Thrombosis UK is joining with fellow charities and professional bodies to hold the Anticoagulation Achievement Awards.

Look out for Thrombosis UK educational meeting in support of WTD – details to follow soon