Thrombosis UK is delighted to announce that it has been chosen as Charity of The Year by Equistone for 2021.
In 2019, Equistone committed to establishing a more formalised framework of third sector activity in the UK. As a result, a Charity Committee was established with the aim of supporting a Charity of the Year through raising awareness and fundraising activities.
Annually Equistone invite nominations from staff, and any nominated charity must meet at least one of the following criteria:
Staff and Trustees were delighted to receive news of the nomination from Equistone and following an informative meeting (virtual for 2020), were told the good news!
Equistone will be hosting awareness and fundraising events during 2021 on behalf of Thrombosis UK, have made meeting space in their UK offices and in kind support available for the charity and have confirmed an unrestricted donation of £25,000 to Thrombosis UK, which will enable the charity to significantly extend its support for research into venous thromboembolism (VTE).
Thrombosis UK collaborate with multiple groups and organisations to support, inform and help fund research into the prevention, treatment and management of thrombosis.
Our collaborations include:
Thrombosis UK is committed to promoting and extending education for all those involved with, effected by or interested in thrombosis. Members of Thrombosis UK are regularly involved with teaching and presenting, and our medical leads are globally recognised.
Annually we hold national and regional conferences for healthcare professionals which are endorsed and accredited with professional development CPD Points.
National and regional information meetings for patients and carers / interested individuals.
View our EVENTS calendar to read more
Our national conferences and regional educational symposia continue to be in partnership with and endorsed by:
Our collaborations include:
Awareness saves lives – #KnowThrombosis is a global movement that we are proud to be part of to raise awareness and understanding of thrombosis and to share information on risk factors, signs & symptoms of thrombosis, clinical advancements, patient experience, updated national and global guidelines in VTE.
Working in collaboration we inform national services on evidenced practice that reduces the risk and incidence and thrombosis and proven best practice to treat and manage all those diagnosed with a DVT or PE.
#LetsTalkClots is our awareness campaign to shine a light on VTE to increase awareness and maintain NHS focus on reducing and preventing VTE events.
We are fortunate to work with:
Thrombosis UK works with all stakeholders to support prevention and increased understanding of thrombosis.
Whilst over 90% of our annual funding is as a result of supporter fundraising and donations, we have also benefited from successful grant applications to charitable Trusts; unrestricted educational grants from patient support arms of organisations and received sponsorship for stand displays at educational meetings for health care professionals.
It is very important to us that our work is transparent, and our reputation is based in integrity. We work to do the right thing in the proper way for the people we represent.
We have a strict code of conduct for donations from linked industries and potential corporate partners.
Thrombosis UK will only work with companies where:
The official name 'Thrombosis UK' and the corresponding 'Thrombosis UK logo' may be used only with the permission of Thrombosis UK and only in accordance within a contracted agreement by Thrombosis UK.Read full statement
Thrombosis UK has received support from: