What's New - Chronological (October 2011)

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TraQ & BC PBCO

  • TraQ's September newsletter | BC PBCO |
  • 'Technical Operations Manual' (27 Sept. 2011): TR 0002. Evaluating the forms, samples and components/products involved in an acute transfusion reaction investigation, v 2.0
  • Transfusion reaction education for BC pathologists (Oct. - Dec. 2011)
  • Joint PBCO/CBS presentations (28 Sept. 2011, Castelgar, BC):
  • 30 October

    29 October

    28 October

    27 October

    25 October

    21 October

    20 October

    • UK: NHS Blood and Transplant Commercial Review (Oct. 2011) Statistical tidbits:
      • Reduction in processing & testing centres from 12 and 11 respectively in 2007 to 5 and 3 by end of 2012 will save NHS hospitals £30 million/yr
      • Implementation of e-system:
        • Oxford Radcliffe Hospitals cost for e-system: £350,000/yr
        • Estimated savings from reduced Nursing time: £500,000/yr | Blood use: £400,000/yr
        • Median time to deliver STAT RBC: Before e-system=18 min | After e-system=45 secs
    • E-blood system could save NHS £40m a year (20 Oct. 2011)

    8 October

    7 October

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    3 October

    1 October