Courses

Course outlines 

These are available on this page as PDF files. 

Dates and locations for:

Advanced Transfusion Masterclass (PDF)

2018

Filton

27 February

1 November

Tooting 

27 September 

       Liverpool

       1 November

Newcastle

10 January

Tooting

28 February

14 November

Blood Centre tours (PDF)

An overview of NHSBT and the workings of Blood Centre laboratories. All morning sessions and the start time depend on the location.

2017

Colindale

6 September - fully booked

28 September - fully booked

15 November

28 November

14 December

Filton

5 September 

3 October 

26 October - fully booked

15 November 

13 December 

Manchester 

29 September  - fully booked

2018

Colindale

29 March

24 April

Filton

23 January

20 February

27 March 

24 April 

30 May 

19 June 

24 July 

30 August 

25 September 

23 October 

27 November 

13 December 

Manchester 

10 January

7 March 

16 May 

31 July 

11 December 

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Portfolio Workshop (Registration Portfolio v4) (PDF)

2017

Leeds

30 November

2018

Filton

10 January

Tooting

27 March

Practical Introduction to Transfusion Science (PDF)

A five day course to provide basic theoretical information and an introduction to routine practical techniques.

2017

Filton

4 - 8 December 

Manchester  

23 - 27 October - fully booked

Newcastle

11 - 15 September 

20 - 25 November 

Sheffield 

16 - 20 October 

13 - 17 November 

Tooting

11 - 15 September - fully booked

2018

Filton

15 - 19 January

23 - 27 April

11 - 15 June

3 - 7 December

Manchester

15 - 19 January - fully booked

21 - 25 May

2 - 6 July

10 - 14 September

5 - 9 November

Newcastle

5 - 9 February

14 - 18 May

17 - 21 September

Sheffield

16 - 20 April

11 - 15 June

Tooting

5 - 9 February - fully booked

10 - 14 September

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Specialist Transfusion Science Practice (PDF)

A one week course to provide specialist level theoretical and practical information relating to more complex aspects of transfusion science.

2017

Filton

9 - 13 October - fully booked

Manchester

6 - 10 November - fully booked 

Newcastle

2 - 6 October 

Sheffield

18 - 22 September 

Tooting

20 - 24 November - fully booked

2018

Filton

9 - 13 April

8 - 12 October 

Manchester

12 - 16 March 

23 - 27 April 

3 - 7 December 

Newcastle

22 - 26 January 

1 - 5 October 

Sheffield

19 - 23 March 

17 - 21 September 

Tooting

16 - 20 April  

19 - 23 November 

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Non Medical Authorisation of Blood Components (PDF)

A three day programme for senior nurses and midwives who are working towards making the clinical decision and providing the written instruction for blood component transfusion.

All queries regarding this course should be directed to nhsbt.customerservice@nhsbt.nhs.uk To book onto this course please email a completed form to hrdirect@nhsbt.nhs.uk

2017

        Colindale

        6 - 8 November 

Filton

18 - 20 September 

Manchester

25 - 27 September

2018

Birmingham

5 - 7 June

London

30 April - 2 May

Manchester

26 - 28 November

Oxford

23 - 25 October

Sheffield

28 February - 2 March

 

Essential Transfusion Medicine / Intermediate Transfusion Medicine 

To meet the training needs of Specialist Registrars and Clinical Scientists who are studying for Part 1 RCPath exam.

With the option of one week Essential Transfusion Medicine or three weeks Intermediate Transfusion Medicine or four weeks running back to back.

You may attend either the first week or the last week or the full four weeks back to back.

Essential Transfusion Medicine (PDF)

2017

Manchester

9 - 13 October  

2018

Filton

25 - 29 June

Manchester

29 January - 2 February 

8 - 12 October

Tooting

5 - 9 March

4 - 8 June

Intermediate Transfusion Medicine (PDF)

2017

Colindale/Tooting

9 - 27 October 

2018

Colindale/Tooting

8 - 26 January

11 - 29 June

1 - 19 October

Filton

2 - 20 July

Manchester

5 - 23 February 



RCPath Pre Exam Revision Course (PDF) 

2017

Filton

11 - 15 September 

Manchester

4 - 8 September 

Tooting

18 - 22 September 

2018

Filton

5 - 9 March

10 - 14 September

Manchester

19 - 23 March

24 - 28 September

Tooting

 12 - 16 March

 

MSc Transfusion and Transplantation (PDF)

A University of Bristol course designed for NHS staff training to Masters level, suitable for those working towards Clinical Scientist registration.