Dr Simon Noble is a Clinical Reader in Palliative Medicine at Cardiff University and Honorary Consultant at the Royal Gwent Hospital in Newport. His research interests include the management of VTE in cancer, quality of life effects of VTE and their therapies, clinical decision making in VTE management and the patient journey. He is co investigator on the FRAGMATIC study which is an RCT of 2200 lung cancer patients investigating the impact of dalteparin on survival in lung cancer patients and is co director of the Thrombosis Research in Advanced Disease Alliance.
He is on the faculty for the 1000 Lives Campaign in Wales acting as medical director for the thromboprophylaxis intervention. He also chairs the All Wales Thromboprophylaxis Group and the All Wales Thrombosis Campaign for Lifeblood, in his capacity as Lifeblood Medical Director for Wales. He is treasurer of the UK Thromboprophylaxis Forum and is on the NICE guideline development group for thromboprophylaxis in hospitalised patients.
He has published 5 books, 20 chapters and over 50 original papers and abstracts. His most recent book “Venous thromboembolism in Advanced Disease” was edited with Miriam Johnson and Agnes Lee.