The Update

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

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

 

25 February 2021

Please telephone Hospital Services after requesting components for an emergency delivery

To alert us to your order and to get an estimated time of delivery

25 February 2021

Updated Anaemia patient information leaflet

The latest version is now available

25 February 2021

National rollout of e-mail communication for hospital notification of Patient Adverse Events (PAEs) recall closure

From 1 March 2021, following a successful pilot

25 February 2021

Small short journey transport containers for your internal use; sample transfers

A reminder about using our containers

29 January 2021

The rollout of the new style security tag for all transport containers is delayed

Decision made

29 January 2021

The new Blood Assist app: transfusion administration guidance at the bedside

Summarises key guidelines and recommendations from SHOT, BSH and SaBTO

28 January 2021

Online Blood Ordering System (OBOS): version 8.4.2 release on 14 February 2021

This version has no major changes to functionality

28 January 2021

Template SOP for volunteer and non clinical staff providing transfusion support in the Nightingale hospitals

Prepared by the Barts & Royal London Transfusion team in the first lockdown in 2020

28 January 2021

Major Incident Transfusion Co-ordinator Role Action Card

Providing transfusion support in a major incident

28 January 2021

Programme for the National Comparative Audit of Blood Transfusion remains suspended due to COVID-19

An update