Supporting healthcare professionals to identify and manage pre-operative anaemia
The guidance from the regulatory bodies
- British Society of Gastroenterology guidelines for the management of iron deficiency anaemia in adults
- Get It Right First Time (GIRFT) Report 2021: Anaesthesia and perioperative Medicine
The links above are the most recently added (22 November 2021) links on this page.
Modern iron replacement therapy: clinical and pathophysiological insights
(International Journal of Haematology)
The information for patients
How patient-level costing (PLICS) can support quality improvement - 60 minute webinar
Improving patient outcomes
Early identification and management of anaemia pre-operatively improves patient outcomes.
Up to 75%
The estimated percentage of pre-op patients who may be anaemic.
Anaemia service business case
An example of a business case (PDF 155 KB), kindly shared by Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust.
Share your learning
Tell us about your current, planned or previous pre-operative anaemia projects, highlighting your successes or where things didn’t go well and we'll include on this page.