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UK NEQAS Blood Coagulation Annual Meeting 2019


Conference Centre – The Atrium – Sheffield Hallam University

Howard Street, Sheffield, South Yorkshire S1, Sheffield


5 June
h. 09:30 Registration & Coffee
h. 10:25 Welcome address

Session 1
h. 10:30 EQA for new treatment options in haemophilia
h. 10:45 The future of gene therapy for patients with haemophilia
h. 11:15 Haemophilia patients with inhibitors: novel therapies
h. 11:45 Challenges of haemophilia care in childhood and adolescence
h. 12:15 Challenges of obstetric management of couples with inherited bleeding disorders

h. 12:45 Lunch, Posters and Exhibitors

Session 2
h. 13:45 Diagnostic algorithm for von Willebrand Disease
h. 14:15 Laboratory criteria for antiphospholipid syndrome
h. 14:45 Recognition and meaning of lupus anticoagulant

h. 15:15 Coffee / Tea / Biscuits

h. 15:45 DEBATE: It was better in the ‘olden’ days
h. 16:30 Coagulation reference ranges in children

h. 17:00 Drinks & Canapés Reception – Complimentary for all registered delegates

6 June
h. 09:00 Registration & Coffee

Session 3
h. 09:15 Impact of edoxaban on tests of haemostasis: UK NEQAS BC data
h. 09:30 Managing cancer associated thrombosis
h. 10:00 PNH associated thrombosis
h. 10:30 Clinical and laboratory vignettes

h. 11:15 Coffee / Tea / Biscuits

Session 4
h. 11:15 Patient blood management as standard care
h. 12:15 Trauma induced coagulopathy
h. 12:45 The Manchester Arena attack: impact on the hospital team

h. 13:15 Lunch, Posters and Exhibitors

Session 5
h. 14:15 D Dimer diagnostics: real life implementation challenges
h. 14:45 Coagulation testing: sample suitability and rejection criteria
h. 15:15 Networking coagulation testing: logistic considerations
h. 15:45 Pre-analytical phase of haemostasis: the role of UK NEQAS BC

h. 16:00 Coffee / Tea and depart