Venous thromboembolism (VTE): a guide for professionals 

Every year, thousands of people in the UK develop a blood clot in a vein. It is important that health professionals are aware of the signs and symptoms of the condition. This video offers guidance for health professionals on how to manage VTE.

Recommend the VTE self-assessment tool to patients


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VTE self-assessment

VTE self-assessment

Use this self-assessment tool to help determine your risk of developing a blood clot

For professionals

This section is for everyone who uses NHS Choices as a resource. You can also book training courses or order marketing materials

'I got DVT from flying'

Mark Pownall developed deep vein thrombosis (DVT) on a long-haul flight from New Orleans to London