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Anticoagulant clinic

The Anticoagulant Clinic provides specialised care for patients taking anti-clotting medication to treat and prevent blood clots by offering a monitoring and advisory service.

The anticoagulation service in West Berkshire was launched in 1990 and now sees over 6000 patients. Our team is made up of specialist nurses, anticoagulant practitioners, administrators and a lead consultant.

Patient having blood test


Our Patient Helpline  0118 322 7691

Advice is available from the Helpline Monday to Friday 9.30am – 5pm, excluding Bank Holidays. We can be very busy in the afternoons as we make outgoing calls to patients, therefore calling before 1pm is preferable. Your call is important to us and we appreciate your patience while waiting to speak to the team. If your call is urgent please continue to try or speak to your GP.

Outside our working hours call NHS 111. If life threatening, call 999.

How to find us

For Blood tests, we are located in Pathology which is in South Block. 

If you have a timed appointment you will need to go to the Concourse which is located in the centre of the hospital by Lloyds Pharmacy. 




Useful contacts

Anticoagulant clinic
Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust
Craven Road
Reading RG1 5AN

0118 322 7691




    Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust,
    London Road,
    RG1 5AN
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    Tel: 0118 322 5111