Audits and Surveys

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East of England RTC are pleased to launch the platelet audit for the region.  This is a re-audit, the initial audit was carried out in 2012 with a repeat in 2014. This audit it to look at the utilisation of each issue of platelets.  We are asking that 40 issues are audited (or as m

East of England
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This survey was undertaken by our regional End to End Transfusion IT group earlier this year to give us an overall picture of the region.

North East and Yorkshire
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Audit to Explore the Occurrence of Delay when Treating Patients with Red Blood Cell Transfusion This audit aims to explore further the occurrence of and reasons for transfusion delay in the transfusion process for same day red blood cell transfusions in inpatient hospital setting.

Midlands
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This report was generated on 01/06/22. 18 respondents completed this questionnaire, and this report has been filtered to show the responses for 'All Respondents'

London
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Just prior to the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, this group was mandated by the London Major Trauma Steering Group with the task of 

1) identifying if all trauma units (TU) had reversal guidelines for anticoagulation, particularly for the DOACs.

London, South East
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To gain a better understanding of red blood cell and platelet stock management within hospital transfusion laboratories during the initial pandemic period.

North East and Yorkshire
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This audit was conducted against a background of a rising demand for platelets seen nationally by NHSBT.

London

This is ongoing data collection of WBIT incidents via Snap Survey – going forwards reports will be provided at RTC meetings to encourage discussion of the issues and identify areas for improvement.

East of England

The aim of this audit was to benchmark bedside transfusion practice across the region to Blood Safety and Quality Regulation requirements, NICE Transfusion guidelines (NG24) and finally the British Society of Haematology guidelines for transfusion practice 2017.

East of England

EoE RTC have always looked at levels of wastage of O negative red cells – the aim of this audit is to identify across the region how O negative is used (for O negative patients, emergencies, clinical reasons, to avoid expiry and finally, wastage.

East of England

Audit is an important part of clinical governance and clinical effectiveness. The terms of reference set out by the National Blood Transfusion Committee for the Regional Transfusion Committee (RTC) have specific objectives (01.2)

East of England