More than two years on, and an estimated 6,000 deaths later, there has been no effort in Holyrood to assess and monitor Health Boards, no audit of implementation, and no education for medical staff.
The Scottish Government must act quickly to arrest the levels of tragic and preventable mortality from hospital-acquired deep vein thrombosis.
PROF BEVERLEY HUNT
Consultant in Depts of Haematology, Lupus and Pathology
DR SIMON NOBLE
Clinical Senior Lecturer, Cardiff University
Thrombosis Nurse Specialist for Portsmouth Hospitals