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Welcome to AF Association
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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: Thank you for attending pulse check events across Scotland during AF Aware Week 2014

European Atlas on the Prevention of AF-related Stroke launched to help reduce burden of AF-stroke across Europe

 

AF Patient and Carer Voices

Patients and carers share their stories for AF Aware Week.

Jason

Read Jason's full account here and join our Health Unlocked forum here.

Click here for more patient and carer video accounts, released 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

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

 

 

 

 
 
 
 

 

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