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Increase in demand for O D negative red cells. Updated guidance published by the National Blood Transfusion Committee

Letter of communication 18 July 2019

Pregnancy and childbirth audits

Previous Audits

2014

National Red Cell Survey (PDF)

Audit of Patient Information & Consent (PDF)

2013

Anti-D Audit Report (PDF)

Patient Blood Management Survey Report (PDF)

2012

Blood Sample Collection and Labelling (PDF)

2011

Re-audit of bedside transfusion practice (PDF)

2010

Re-audit of the use of Group O RhD negative red cells (PDF)

2009

National Comparative Audit of Blood Collection Audit (PDF)

2008 Bedside transfusion re-audit (PDF)

Audit of the use of Fresh Frozen Plasma (PDF)
Participating hospitals received a summary report of the main findings and a full report which provided more information about FFP transfusion in 3 age groups: < 1 year old; 1-15 years old and >16 years old. The regional presentations were also distributed

Audit of the appropriate use of red cells – a 2 region audit in Midlands and the South West (Sept) (PDF)

Overnight Transfusions (Jan) (PDF)

2007

 National Comparative Audit of the use of platelet transfusions in the UK

Authors: H Qureshi; D Lowe; P Dobson; J Grant-Casey; E Parris; D Dalton; K Hickling; F Waller; C Howell; M F Murphy
Journal: Transfusions Clinique et Biologique
Reference: 2007: 14, (2007) 509-513
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science

2005

Changes in practice and organisation surrounding blood transfusion in NHS Trusts in England 2005,
Authors: C J C Taylor; M F Murphy; D Lowe; M Pearson; 
Journal: Quality & Safety in Healthcare
Reference: 2008;17:233 -243
http://qshc.bmj.com/cgi/content/full/17/4/239

Promoting safer blood transfusion practice in hospital
Authors: E Parris; J Grant-Casey
Journal: Nursing Standard
Reference: 2008; June 20; vol 21 no 41, 207
http://journals.rcni.com/doi/abs/10.7748/ns2007.06.21.41.35.c4630

Auditing the administration of blood at the bedside 2003