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New NHSBT antenatal screening and diagnostic services suite

We are delighted to announce the launch of our comprehensive suite of antenatal screening and diagnostic services. Designed to fit with hospital routines, we offer a fully accredited, integrated, state-of-the-art service with 24/7 decision support.

Your existing NHSBT Blood and Blood Components Service Level Agreement already includes antenatal testing so you can take advantage of our service immediately.

For more information please email

Go to the Antenatal Services website

Teresina Pinnington, Head of Business Development and Business Strategy - DTS

Reinstatement of Blood Stocks Management Scheme's red cell budget report from 8 September

This report which includes estimates of normal red cell issues and reductions which may be expected when there is a red cell shortage, is being reinstated, and will be emailed to hospitals 8th of every month.

Sue Cotton, Blood Stocks Management Scheme Manager

Communications with Hospitals - change to systems

NHSBT are changing the systems they use to generate communications to hospitals during September 2018. We will be running fax and email tests prior to the move to the new systems. Please expect test faxes and emails that will be clearly identifiable that you can destroy or delete respectively. We may call some of you to check that faxes and emails have been received.

Catherine Noble, NHSBT Core Systems Modernisation - Product Owner

Appointment of Sally Johnson as interim Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at NHSBT 

Sally Johnson, Director of Organ Donation and Transplantation (ODT) was appointed at the end of July, when Ian Trenholm left to start his new role as Chief Executive at the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

The recruitment process for the permanent role will start over the summer. Millie Banerjee (NHSBT Chair) hopes the CEO will be identified by the end of the year.

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