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The platelet shortage plan operates similarly to the red cell shortage plan with three phases dependent on NHSBT stock levels - Green, Amber and Red
Providing services for DKMS will establish NHSBT as the only NHS provider to all three stem cell and bone marrow registries operating in England.
The project group welcome your input.
The publication has been a regular newsletter for hospitals.
Following consultation a reduced service has been agreed.
To ensure that you can appropriately benchmark yourselves.
We need to ensure that O D negative K negative red cells are available for those patients that need this phenotype.
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.