Canterbury DHB


Collection and Administration of Blood Transfusions

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Issuing Blood Products to B6

Issuing Blood Products to B6

Note: A registered nurse or doctor must sign the Resuspended Red Cells Transfusion Sheet (QMR022A), or the Blood Components / Blood Products Sheet (QMR022B).

  1. Ensure that the form is correctly labelled with a full patient ID label or completed with the correct details.
  2. Send the form via the Lamson tube to Blood Bank – Station number 999.
  3. Blood Bank will send the unit back via the Lamson within 20 mins. If this time is delayed, phone the Blood Bank to check if the blood product has been issued. If the Lamson is faulty, notify Pathology (phone 80301).

About this Canterbury DHB document (5099):

Document Owner:

Steve Gibbons (see Who's Who)

Last Reviewed:

June 2019

Next Review:

June 2022


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Topic Code: 5099