About us

KingsThe King's Thrombosis Centre is a leading multidisciplinary clinical and research group dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of hypercoagulable conditions.

The King's Thrombosis Centre forms part of the Department of Haematological Medicine, an Academic Clinical Unit providing haematology laboratory and clinical services within King's College Hospital. King's College Hospital is a major London teaching hospital offering a full range of hospital services for its inner city population of 700,000 in the London boroughs of Lambeth, Southwark and Lewisham.

We are a designated Haemophilia Centre and were the first National Venous Thromboembolism (VTE) Exemplar Centre, reflecting our national leadership in the prevention and treatment of VTE. Our clinical trials unit works in partnership with industry to develop new treatments for VTE prevention and treatment.

Our laboratory provides a wide range of coagulation tests including routine coagulation studies, factor assays, testing for lupus anticoagulant and inhibitors, platelet function tests and HIT testing.