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Christine Welburn

Christine is the Thromboprophylaxis Clinical Nurse Specialist at Ysbyty Glan Clwyd (YGC) Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board North wales and has worked in this field since 2017.

As part of her role she is involved with the identification and carrying out root cause analysis on all cases of hospital acquired thrombosis (HAT), education, audits, organising and presenting at symposium and presenting at thrombosis events.

From presenting local data, case studies and giving real time feedback to clinicians on her thromboprophylaxis walk around and clinical governance meetings she has increased compliance in thromboprophylaxis and decreased the number of potential preventable HATs in YGC. Her work has been nationally recognised receiving multiple awards and gaining National Exemplar Site status for her health board.