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Let’s Talk Clots – Thrombosis UK launches new patient information app

The charity, Thrombosis UK has launched a new patient information app to help provide people with reliable information about blood clots and venous thromboembolism (VTE).


The app, which is called ‘Let’s Talk Clots’, is free to download, access and use. Information shared on the app has been developed and written in collaboration with individuals with personal experience of blood clots and UK healthcare professionals. The name of approved therapies on the app are also based on UK approved health guidelines. The ‘Let’s Talk Clots’ app is provided free of charge and is available in the Apple and Google Play app stores from 21st November 2023.


What information can I access via the ‘Let’s Talk Clots’ app?

The 'Let’s Talk Clots' HOME page is your doorway to accessing information! Simply click on a tile to access more. Beneath this tile you will find lots of information about blood clots including:

  • Why they form
  • Signs and symptoms
  • Diagnosis
  • Treatment options
  • Recovery and managing the psychological impact caused by a clot
  • Where to find more information and support
  • Plus information on blood clots and other conditions.

Each area within the app shares medically approved information, films, frequently asked questions, links to further support, and printable resources, which can be downloaded if you ‘add to your bag’ or e-mail to yourself, a friend or family member. You just click on a tab to view the information.

Shared Stories - Find out more about the experiences of other people

The app includes opportunities to hear from others:

  • In the Public Chat, you can join or start conversations with other users on the app. All messages are moderated and can be seen by anyone using the app.
  • Shared Stories are accounts from individuals who have experienced a blood clot and have shared this to help and let others know, they are not alone.

Learn more and find dedicated UK VTE Services

Thrombosis UK hosts free online meetings, coffee and chat sessions, and information events.

  • Look out for information about monthly events in the Meetings tile. With details of dates, topics and how to register, as well as join on the day.
  • Local Services lists UK-wide VTE services.

This is not an exhaustive list, but it is constantly growing, as medical settings share their details to be added.

Download your free copy of the ‘Let’s Talk Clots’ app

You can download your free copy of the ‘Let’s Talk Clots’ app from all app stores including the Apple App Store or Google Play Store from 21st November 2023.

Where can I find more information?

For more information, please visit the Thrombosis UK website.

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01257 261222

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01772 716565

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