Forms for investigations

Information about which form to use

For NHSBT duty consultants

To record the details of your consultation with a hospital following a patient reaction during transfusion use the Record of medical consultation (Word 50KB) form.

For hospitals

To request the investigation of:

  • Allo and autoantibodies
  • Haemolytic transfusion reaction
  • Haemolytic Disease of the Newborn
  • Autoimmune haemolytic anaemia
  • IgA deficiency

The form to use is RCI form 1A

To request the investigation of:

  • Transfusion Associated Acute Lung Injury (TRALI) 
  • Transfusion-associated graft vs host disease (TA-GvHD)
  • Post-transfusion Purpura (PTP)
  • Non-Haemolytic Febrile Transfusion Reaction (NHFTR)

The form to use is H&I form 3A


To report when a patient has a (non bacterial) infection post-transfusion

The form to use is the post-transfusion bacterial report form FRM1534