Boyce, Dr Sara

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Specialty

Haematology

Sub-specialty

Haemostasis and thrombosis

Training and education

  • BSc medical sciences with haematology (first class) - Imperial College School of Medicine, 2003
  • MBBS (medical degree) - Imperial College School of Medicine, 2005
  • Member of the Royal College of Physicians - 2008
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists - 2013
  • Haematology specialist trainee - Wessex, 2009-2014      

Experience

Dr Boyce is a consultant haematologist who joined the Trust in 2014. She's clinical blood transfusion lead for the Trust, as well as haematology lead for the perioperative (during surgery) anaemia group.

Dr Boyce’s specialist interest is in blood clotting disorders. She's a member of the thrombosis committee and haemostasis and thrombosis steering group. She has weekly specialist clinics for bleeding disorders and haemophilia, platelet disorders, thrombosis, and general (non-malignant) haematology.

Awards and prizes

  • University of London Goldberg-Schachmann Memorial Fund Award for BSc research project ‘The Role of Oncostatin M in Human Fetal Haemopoeisis’ - September 2003
  • Distinction in pathology finals at Imperial College School of Medicine - June 2003

Key achievements

  • Developing the hospital guideline for reversal of direct oral anticoagulants (medicines that help prevent blood clots).
  • Developing the hospital guideline for the management of head injury in patients taking anticoagulant or antiplatelet medication.
  • Developing the hospital tranfusion guidelines.

Research

Dr Boyce is primary and co-investigator for trials researching haemophilia, platelet disorder and thrombosis studies.

  • Non-vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulants and the management of bleeding. Boyce SR. Medicine 2017 Mar;45(3) 139-143.
  • The activation of complement and its role in the pathogenesis of thromboembolism. Boyce SR, Eren E, Lwaleed BA, Kazmi RS. Seminars in Thrombosis and Haemostasis. 2015 Sep;41(6):665-72.
  • Homeostasis of haemostasis: the role of endothelium. Kazmi RS, Boyce SR, Lwaleed B. Seminars in Thrombosis and Haemostasis. 2015 Sep;41(6):549-55.
  • Are outcomes worse with patients with polycythaemia vera compared to polycythaemia of unknown cause? A retrospective analysis of single institution patient cohorts. Chacko J, Boyce S, Killick S, Hall R, McCarthy H, Waleskwa R and Wallis L. Blood November 15, 2013 vol. 122 no. 21 4079.

Contact details

You can contact Dr Boyce via her secretary, Fathiya El-Kindy, by calling 023 8120 8862.

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