Prescribing Platelets? The new Platelet Transfusion Mobile Site

3 iPhones displaying the BBT app on the screens

Designed to give quick and easy access to the national guideleines on platelet transfusion, and is specifically designed for smart phones and tablets so you can have access where ever you need it.

Developed with transfusion experts in response to requests from clinicians, the site works like an app to enable those authorising platelets to check the indication for use is appropriate to meet the individual patient's clinical needs.

Scan the code below

QR Code linking to the BBT app
...or visit

Features include

  • Platelet transfusion thresholds prior to common procedures.
  • Reasons why prophylactic threshold can be increased.
  • Contraindications to platelet transfusions.
  • A paediatric dose calculator.

How to Bookmark

Screenshpot of the BBT app on iPhone

- Once you have accessed the site, you can add an icon to your device homescreen with your browsers bookmark option. This allows quick access to the site, even when you donít have internet coverage.

As this is specifically designed to work on mobile devices, it may not function correctly in all standard browsers.