Over the course of this year we will be phasing out the action of wiping a donor’s finger with an alcohol wipe, prior to performing the finger prick test. A review of current practice within the wider NHS and other healthcare settings, found that this was an unnecessary step and added no benefit to preventing infection.
EU Referendum pre-election guidance is available here
The guidance applies to all NHSBT activity which takes place 28 days before the referendum on 23 June 2016. It came into force today.
If you have any questions regarding the guidance or are unsure if it is applicable to you, please contact …
Our Stem Cell Immunotherapy department in Oxford and Organ Donation and Transplantation in Stoke Gifford have become the first to receive fully electric vehicles.
Monday began at the West End with meetings, calls and 121s all day. Tony Evans and I were also interviewed by a couple of journalists about some of our work in IT. Hopefully we will appear in print in the next couple of weeks.
Tuesday was in Watford interviewing all …
Colleagues in our Clinical directorate have been involved in a recent publication that summarises the latest results examining the history of blood donation and transfusion in people with later developed variant Creutzfeld-Jakob disease (CJD).