Ordering HPA Selected Components

HPA selected platelet and red cell orders
Stock holding sites of HPA-1a and 5b negative neonatal platelets are at Hospital Services in Colindale, Tooting, Manchester, Sheffield and Filton.

HPA-1a and 5b negative red cells are held in Colindale.

 

Ordering Human Platelet Antigen (HPA) selected components
Core laboratory working hours: Mon to Fri, 9am to 5pm excluding bank holidays.

First contact the H&I laboratory at NHSBT Filton to discuss the case.

Orders for HPA-1a and 5b negative products can be placed via OBOS using the specialist stock tab, and must be followed by a confirmation telephone call. Please indicate HPA requirements in the notes box.

Monday to Friday: please place non–urgent orders for products for patients with HPA antibody specificities other than HPA-1a and HPA-5b, and those with red cell antibodies, on OBOS at least 24 hours in advance of the required delivery time.

Urgent orders for products for patients with HPA antibody specificities other than HPA-1a and HPA-5b may not be able to be fulfilled.

HPA selected platelet hyperconcentrates (for intrauterine transfusion) are ONLY available by prior arrangement with H&I Filton.

Please refer to the user guide (INF414) for guidance on how to order products using OBOS.

 

Out of hours requests for HPA selected platelets and red cells HPA selected platelets and red cells for the weekend should be planned in advance during normal working hours.

The out of hours service is for emergency use only.

Telephone your local Hospital Service department who will then refer the case to the on-call NHSBT medic.

Approved orders should be placed on OBOS.

Please indicate HPA requirements in the notes box.

It is not possible to supply HPA selected products for patients with HPA antibody specificities other than HPA-1a and HPA-5b out of hours.

Please refer to the user guide (INF414) for guidance on how to order products using OBOS.

 

Ordering HPA selected platelets and red cells when OBOS is unavailable
If OBOS is unavailable in hours please contact the H&I laboratory in Filton to request FRM609 or out of hours your local Hospital Services department.

Please fax the form followed by a telephone call to confirm during normal working hours (Mon –Fri 09:00-17:00) to: H&I Filton : fax 0117 912 5731 (tel: 0117 912 5728)

Out of hours please fax the form to your local hospital services department.

 

Ordering Human Platelet Antigen (HPA) Selected Components
Core laboratory working hours: Mon – Fri, 9.00 – 17.00 excluding bank holidays.

For HPA selected components first contact the H&I laboratory at NHSBT Filton to discuss the case.

Tel: 0117 912 5728

Fax:0117 912 5731

You will be sent FRM609 by fax which should be completed and faxed directly to the H&I laboratory at NHSBT Filton, this is the formal order required by the MHRA.

If the initial contact is via the local H&I laboratory, local Hospital Services or an NHSBT medical consultant, staff will direct the caller to Filton. Wherever possible, please seek clarification regarding HPA selected products directly from the NHSBT Filton H&I laboratory.

HPA selected platelet hyperconcentrates (for intrauterine transfusion) are ONLY available by prior arrangement with H&I Filton.

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