Primary Care Discussions: Choosing an anticoagulant with a patient with AF

Sue Overton, MUS Team Administrator, Medicines Use and Safety (SPS)Event 30 September 2021Location Online

Anticoagulating patients with Atrial Fibrillation (AF) – an ‘On the Couch’ discussion between specialist pharmacists and those working in primary care


30 September 2021



About the event

A discussion between a Primary Care Pharmacist and Consultant Pharmacist about the sometimes complex topic of anticoagulant choice in patients with AF.

Why it’s important

Ensuring the patient get the right anticoagulant for them ensure the best possible outcome.

What was covered

The following aspects were covered:

  • Choosing anticoagulation
  • Monitoring anticoagulation
  • Shared decision-making with the patient
  • Counselling on anticoagulants


A range of speakers ran this event from SPS and other organisations.

SPS speakers

Dr. Barry Jubraj facilitated this session and you can read more about Barry by following the link.

Non-SPS speakers

The following colleagues took part in the discussion:

Neera Goel

Primary Care Pharmacist, Solihull

Katherine Stirling

Consultant Pharmacist – Anticoagulation and Thrombosis, Leeds.


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