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Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust are conducting a survey of clinicians that regularly treat and make decisions for patients with venous thromboembolism and would like your help. The survey is looking at how clinicians decide on treatment of patients.

This research has full approval by the Research and Development Department at Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Human Research Authority (IRAS: 266358). NHS research ethics committee approval was not required as this is a clinicians survey though an internal ethical review gave approval at Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. The questionnaire will take less than 10 minutes. All responses will be anonymous. To undertake the questionnaire you should be:

  • Nurse or doctor that treats patients with venous thromboembolism
  • Either a General Practitioner (GP), vascular surgeon, respiratory physician, haematologist, acute or general medicine doctor, nurse in either a deep vein thrombosis or anticoagulant clinic
  • If a doctor to work in either medicine, respiratory medicine, vascular surgery, GP or haematology at Consultant/ST3+ level or above (or GP registrar / qualified GP)
  • If a nurse to work in a thrombosis clinic or anticoagulant clinic

If you have any questions, or want a copy of any publication of the results, then please contact Dr. Will Thomas (details found at the bottom of this page).

Thank you very much for your time. Please pass this on to other colleagues at your Trust who would be interested in filling in this questionnaire.

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust will collect information from you for this research study in accordance with our instructions.

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust will keep details of the answers you submit but will not keep details of your name or contact details.

Certain individuals from Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and regulatory organisations may look at your answer to check the accuracy of the research study. The people who analyse the information will not be able to identify you and will not be able to find out your name.

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust will keep information about you from this study for 5 years after it has finished.

If you are happy to complete this survey click here to begin

Click here to start the survey

Further information and contact details:

  1. General information about research can be found at:
    NHS Health Research Authority website
    Cambridge University Hospital’s Research and Development website
  2. For further information about this particular study please contact:

Dr. Will Thomas

Haemophilia centre, Box 217, Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 0QQ | Telephone: 01223 256 324 | Email:


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