HSC Safety Forum (Northern Ireland):

Kings thrombosis centre (England):

Patient information leaflets:


NHS Choices website: Deep Vein Thrombosis.
NHS Choices website: Pulmonary Embolism website: Prevention of Deep Vein Thrombosis website: Deep Vein Thrombosis website: Pulmonary Embolism

NICE guidelines on the management and prevention of VTE can be found via these links:


Nice have also recently produced Quality statements for VTE management which can be found here:

SIGN have a single document for the Management and prevention of VTE which can be found here:

British Orthopaedic Association:

Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists have produced the following 4 guidelines:


Thrombosis and Embolism during Pregnancy and the Puerperium, Reducing the Risk (Green-top Guideline No. 37a:

Thrombosis and Embolism during Pregnancy and the Puerperium, the Acute Management of (Green-top Guideline No. 37b)

Venous Thromboembolism and Hormonal Contraception (Green-top Guideline No. 40)

Venous Thromboembolism and Hormone Replacement Therapy (Green-top Guideline No. 19)

British Thoracic Society guidelines for the management of suspected acute pulmonary embolism

MAT-GB-2000453 (v3.0) October 2021