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Monitoring adherence against the updated NICE guidance on Atrial Fibrillation a year on

Matthew Fay, Member, Guideline Development Group on Atrial Fibriallation, National Institute for Health and Care Excellence & General Practitioner Principal, Westcliffe Medical Centre, West Yorkshire discussed monitoring adherence against the updated NICE guidance on Atrial Fibrillation a year on at today’s Anticoagulation conference.

In his presentation Matthew discussed:

  • early intervention and identification of patients with Atrial Fibrillation
  • monitoring adherence against the 2014 updated guidance on Atrial Fibrillation a year on: ensuring every patient is offered NOAC’s
  • ensuring each patient has a clear management plan which takes into account their personal references and the clinician's view of the evidence that has been clearly laid out in the guideline

Matthew Fay’s full presentation is available for download at the end of this page.

Matthew Fay Biography:

Dr Matthew Fay is General Practitioner who joined Westcliffe Medical Practice in 1999. This has developed in to the Westcliffe Group of practices and he is now based at The Willows in Queensbury since 2014.

In 2001 Matthew established a GPwSI cardiology service in North Bradford which has expanded to provide services in Ilkley and  Queensbury. He was a member of the NICE AF Guideline Development Group and is a standing committee member of NICE Quality Standard Advisory Committee. He is currently an Executive of the Atrial Fibrillation Association, STARS (the Syncope Trust), Arrhythmia Alliance, Anticoagulation Europe, on the Expert Advisory Panel for the Stroke Association, the faculty for Heart Valve Voice and a Trustee of ThrombosisUK. As a father of four he insists that he is first and foremost a family doctor, spending the majority of his time seeing people in the setting of a general practitioner

Download: Matthew Fay"s full presentation

7 October 2015


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