Patient Blood Management Newsletters

The Patient Blood Management Team provide resources, support and information to promote the appropriate use of blood components and their alternatives, across England.



  • PBM – What’s the Evidence?
  • Best practice in the authorisation of platelet transfusions
  • Stock management of O D neg red cells
  • Education and patient information update
  • Summary of the National Comparative Audit (NCA) of Patient Blood Management in adults undergoing elective, scheduled surgery
  • Summary of the NCA Audit of red cell transfusion in hospices
  • PREVENTT Study
  • Meet the team



  • Blood Components App
  • PBM Survey results in 3.5 minutes
  • Paediatric and Neonatal PBM Practice
  • National Comparative Audit (NCA) of Blood Transfusion
  • Haematological Management of Major Haemorrhage
  • PBM - What's the Evidence?
  • Education
  • Serious Hazards of Transfusion (SHOT)
  • Fetal RHD screening test - putting NICE guidance into practice
  • Meet the team


  • Save One O D Neg a week campaign
  • Blood Transfusion NICE Quality Standard
  • Choosing Wisely UK campaign
  • Education - New Indication codes for transfusion App, Leadership in Transfusion and Paediatric and Neonatal Transfusion events 
  • Key Messages from the British Society of Haematology Guidelines on Transfusion for Fetuses, Neonates and Older Children
  • PBM – What’s the Evidence?
  • Serious Hazards of Transfusion - Annual Symposium 2017
  • Hospital Highlight Report
  • Meet the team



  • Hepatitis E Screened Blood Components
  • Appropriate use of Fresh Frozen Plasma
  • NICE Quality Standards in Blood Transfusion
  • Group O RhD negative red cells
  • Patient Information Leaflets and Educational Resources
  • PBM – What’s the Evidence?
  • Serious Hazards of Transfusion
  • Education and training

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