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7 April: Our adjusted service provision over the April bank holiday.

We have sufficient stocks to supply to your needs

Service provision; red cell and platelet stock levels

The Update

News for hospitals and the transfusion community produced by Commercial and Customer Services.

Print versions of each month's Update are available in the archive

 

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26 March 2020

Do you want to take our blood centre tour?

There's no need to book and wait for a face-to-face tour

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26 March 2020

Changing the way RCI ABO incompatible (ABOi) titre investigations are tested and reported from 4 May 2020

Standardising ABOi titre methodology, consideration of NEQAS recommendations

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26 March 2020

Referring urgent samples to RCI where you require results in less than 5 working days

Please telephone your RCI laboratory to alert them

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26 March 2020

Please destroy copies of the 'Will my child need a plasma transfusion?' patient information leaflet

This leaflet is being withdrawn

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27 February 2020

Update on our preparations for UK plasma self-sufficiency

Moving towards domestic plasma component self-sufficiency

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27 February 2020

Improved despatch note to confirm the cold chain, in use from 30 March

Now includes the temperature control details, the type of transport box used and allows for an electronic signature

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27 February 2020

Emergency preparedness, resilience and response guidance for hospital transfusion teams

Updated guidance is now available

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27 February 2020

Customer satisfaction survey 2019 / 2020: results from the first survey, and the second survey

Read the results and information about the second survey

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27 February 2020

Please update your LIMS with the Barnsley site codes before 1 June

In preparation for the opening of the centre in June

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27 February 2020

Change to order notes in OBOS to support our First In – First Out (FIFO) policy; Maximum age

To support our stock management and ability to maintain supply