News for hospitals and the transfusion community produced by Hospital Customer Services.
Print versions of each month's Update are available in the archive
Your feedback please on the new Blood Stocks Management Scheme website
The website has been relaunched on a new content management system
Implementation Human Leukocyte Antigen (HLA) typing by Next Generation Sequencing (NGS)
Part of H&I's continuous improvement programme
Please do not store links to documents on this website
Use the website to access documents, not stored links
Therapeutic Apheresis Services (TAS) user satisfaction survey 2019
Results of a survey issued to 358 clinicians
Patient NHS numbers required for all H&I and PGI orders
From September 2019
Making a complaint, compliment or reporting a pack defect
Updated version of the form - FRM547
Updated O D Negative red cells guidance published
Please review and accept the guidance into your hospital practice.
Change to OBOS wording from 'Platelets in PAS' to 'Platelets in PAS (washed)'
From 16 July 2019
Register for the Blood Stocks Management Scheme Roadshows 2019
Registration is now open
Washed red cell haematocrit
Our work to reduce the mean haematocrit of washed red cells