Non-Urgent Referrals

Non-urgent referrals are usually made to the Thrombosis Clinic for concerns related to duration of anticoagulation, warfarin INR (International Normalized Ratio) management, family history of blood clotting, or clotting disorders.

For referring new patients to the Thrombosis Clinic, physicians are asked to please fax the following information to: 604-875-5071. Please ensure that the following information is included in 20 pages or less.

  1. Patient name, PHN, address and contact information
  2. Name and department of referring physician, billing number, and contact numbers
  3. State whether referral is urgent or routine
  4. *Important: State the reason for referral
  5. Current dictated clinic note or history, including current list of medications. Current CBC and creatinine or other related bloodwork results. Diagnostic reports, for example ultrasound, CT scan, VQ lung scan, venography, MRI.

Once the referral form and all requested information are received, the booking clerk will contact the patient within one week with the date and the time of the appointment. Please be aware that there is a 3 - 4 month waiting period for non-urgent and elective referrals. The patient will receive a reminder call the day before the appointment.

Thank you for your referral.

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