Hi there, we see you're using OS, why not try our app?
Download
Skip to main content

The Update

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

PDFs are available in the archive

placeholder image
26 February 2019

Please work with your RCI lab to manage your referrals

Our on call service is available outside core hours to investigate those samples that require results and/or crossmatched red cells that are clinically urgent and cannot wait until the next working day.

placeholder image
26 February 2019

Importing low-risk vCJD risk plasma from Poland

To ensure sufficiency of supply of MB FFP and MB Cryoprecipitate, we have secured an agreement to import low-risk vCJD plasma from Poland.

placeholder image
26 February 2019

Low demand patient information leaflets

Once current stocks of these are depleted, some will no longer be available to order as hard copies, however they are available for you to download.

placeholder image
26 February 2019

Registration for the SHOT Symposium 2019 is open

This will take place at Rothamsted Centre for Research and Enterprise, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, AL5 2JQ on 9 July.

placeholder image
26 February 2019

Emergency preparedness, resilience and response guidance for hospital transfusion teams

Approved in January 2019 by the National Blood Transfusion Committee (NBTC).

placeholder image
06 February 2019

Updated H&I user guide is now published

The guide (INF136) has been revised and is now version 5.

placeholder image
23 January 2019

Your requests for credit: please submit on a regular basis

From 22 March this year, requests submitted more than 3 months after the product expiry date will not be accepted.

placeholder image
23 January 2019

Transfusion Practitioners - please feedback on a new 'Consent for blood transfusion' sticker pad resource

You should have received a sticker pad in the post. To help us to estimate the demand for the pad, we would appreciate your help with completing a brief survey.

placeholder image
23 January 2019

The Update Archive

The archive covers 2015 to 2018