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More than 200 people based at our centre in Liverpool came together this week to celebrate 10 years since it opened its doors.
Busy week with a lot of travelling, and we had some ‘wins’ as an organisation – more later.
Monday was early start onto the 0547 train to get up to Lancaster to visit the White Lund team base with Ian Bateman, our Director of Quality. The team there are really …
The new NHS Organ Donor Register (ODR) has launched allowing any resident in the UK to record:
- A decision to be a donor
- A decision not to be a donor
- A decision to appoint/nominate a representative to make a decision about organ donation after the person’s death
Monday started in Docklands at the International Society of Blood Transfusion conference at the Excel centre. It was quite interesting talking to a range of suppliers who were present on trade stands. Although we tend to deal with European suppliers it is obvious that the supplier world is changing, with …
The International Blood Group Reference Laboratory (IBGRL) received the Ricardo Castillo Award from the Spanish Blood Transfusion Society this month, for their outstanding work in the world of blood transfusion.
Almost 650 people became headline acts as they signed up to become blood donors at this year’s Glastonbury festival.
If you have a concern about something at work you should report it, so that it can be investigated and dealt with.
Mike Stredder, the new Director of Blood Donation has started work with us this week.
Feels like summer is finally here this week!
Monday started in London with a couple of meetings at the Department of Health. John Pattullo and I were, amongst other things, talking to the department about our Triennial Review. This is a Review done every three years of each arm’s length …