East Lancashire DVT Service
Our DVT Service is an innovative collaboration between Primary Care and Secondary Care.
We provide a ‘one stop shop’ including same day clinical assessment, investigations i.e. bloods tests, Doppler venous US scan and initiation of appropriate treatment, if required, for all patients referred to our service.
Our clinic is run by highly trained doctors, Nurses, Vascular Sonographers
Our working hours
Monday to Friday, 8 am till 8 pm (we accept referrals from 8 am till 5:30 pm)
Where to find us
We are based at
Burnley General Teaching Hospital
Main Outpatient Department
Our sister clinic is based at
Roe Lee Surgery
367 Whalley New Road
How to access the service
We accept referrals from all GP surgeries, physiotherapy clinics, Podiatry clinics, urgent care centres, accident and emergency departments and local out of hours Primary care service providers.
Patients with suspected DVT are advised to seek urgent medical help through your local GP surgery during their working hours or through other appropriate services during out of hours.
Service Leads and key staff members
Dr Ian Timson is Service lead for our East Lancashire DVT service
Dr Irfan Zafar is Service lead for Blackburn DVT Service
Service Manager: Mrs Sheila Whiteoak
DVT Administrator: Ms Lindsay Slater
Useful contact details
Tel: 01254 618009
Fax: 01254 618001