safe switching of warfarin to direct oral anticoagulants (DOACs) for patients with non-valvular AF and venous thromboembolism (DVT / PE)

This guidance covers when it is appropriate to switch, the process for safe switching and when it is not suitable to switch. It also provides a check list for advice to patients on switching.

This is endorsed by RCGP and BHS. Electronic templates for patient counselling available for Emis web and Vision through your GP pharmacist.