Priority 12 from the Blood Transfusion and Blood Donation PSP
|UNCERTAINTY: How can donation sessions be organised to make them easier and more convenient for blood donors? (JLA PSP Priority 12)|
|JLA question ID||0063/12|
|Explanatory note||Not available for this PSP|
|Evidence||1. Bagot KL, Murray AL, Masser BM. How can we improve retention of the first-time donor? A systematic review of the current evidence. Transfusion Medicine Reviews. 2016;30(2):81-91.
2. Fisher SA, Allen D, Doree C, Naylor J, Angelantonio ED, Roberts DJ. Interventions to reduce vasovagal reactions in blood donors: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Transfusion Medicine (Oxford, England). 2016;26(1):15-33.
3. Hoogerwerf MD, Veldhuizen IJ, De Kort WL, Frings-Dresen MH, Sluiter JK. Factors associated with psychological and physiological stress reactions to blood donation: a systematic review of the literature. Blood Transfusion. 2015;13(3):354-62.
|Health Research Classification System category||Generic Health Relevance|
|Extra information provided by this PSP|
|Original uncertainty examples||Many people express frustration at not being able to get an appointment to donate blood, there seems to be very limited donor sessions? ~ Why can you not provide enough slots for donors? ~ Could you have more flexibility for donation sessions? ~ Sometimes donor sessions are restricted to specific time slots. Can there be more scope to turn up without an appointment? ~ Why are some Donation Places so busy that it is hard to get an appointment?|
|Submitted by||7 blood recipients ~ 11 relative or carers of blood recipients ~ 49 blood donors ~ 29 health professionals|
|PSP unique ID||0063|
|PSP name||Blood Transfusion and Blood Donation|
|Total number of uncertainties identified by this PSP||51 (To see a full list of all uncertainties identified, please see the detailed spreadsheet held on the JLA website)|
|Date of priority setting workshop||28 February 2018|