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14 October update on NHSBT's state of readiness for EU exit

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Updated RCI User Guide INF66

Details of the changes in version 9

The key changes are:

  • Hyperlinks have been added to the index to aid navigation of the document
  • Inclusion of RCI routine opening hours
  • Information supporting practice when crossmatched red cells are issued as suitable
  • Details of how to contact RCI out of hours and alternatives if experiencing difficulty contacting RCI
  • Appendix 3 added containing information to assist hospitals providing evidence for ISO15189: 4.5 Referral laboratories
  • Hyperlink to address label templates to ensure samples are delivered to RCI to reduce the risk of samples being stored incorrectly or sent to the wrong department thereby causing a delay in testing.

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Tess Winfield - RCI Process Improvement Manager