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Welcome to AF Association

Working to provide information, support and access to established, new or innovative treatments for Atrial Fibrillation (AF).

Countdown has begun to AF Association’s AF Aware Week 2014.
Join in, register and find out more.
NEW: Pulse check events taking place across Scotland during AF Aware Week 2014

Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion procedure commissioned under NHS England programme

9 October 2014: AF Association welcomes news that the Left Atrial Appendage procedure has been commissioned under NHS England's £15 million Commissioning through Evaluation programme.

The LAAO device, in trials and in practice, has proven to be an effective option in reducing the risk of AF-related stroke in AF patients for whom an oral anticoagulant such as warfarin, dabigatran or rivaroxaban, is unsafe or contraindicated.

Find out more: LAAO film and patients' experience

Download AF Association LAAO patient information sheet

AF Association Autumn Newsletter

Our latest newsletter is now available to view online. Read about NICE Guidelines and what they mean for you, the NHS restructure, AF in parliament and much more.

Why not become an AF Association Friend to receive future printed copies of our bi-annual newsletter. You can learn more here.

View this and back issues online

Have you visited your local A-A Affiliated Support Group and would you like to find out about affiliation?

If you would like to gain information and advice from your local Affiliated Support Group click here

If you would like to apply to affiliate your group or to find out how to start a local affiliated support group, contact Daisy here.

Questionnaire about dental care for patients taking anticoagulant or antiplatelet drugs

The Scottish Dental Clinical Effectiveness Programme is developing national clinical guidance for the management of patients taking anticoagulant drugs in primary care dentistry.
Everyone currently taking oral anticoagulation is invited to complete this two minute survey. Your comments and information will help ensure that patients’ views and experience are considered when developing this guidance.

Read further information about the questionnaire

To complete the questionnaire, please click here






AF Stroke Risk Calculator