Priority 27 from the Blood Transfusion and Blood Donation PSP

UNCERTAINTY: If the blood taken from a donor shows a result that might impact their future health, how should this best be communicated to the donor? (JLA PSP Priority 27)
Overall ranking 27
JLA question ID 0063/27
Explanatory note Not available for this PSP


No available systematic review evidence
Health Research Classification System category Generic Health Relevance
Extra information provided by this PSP
Original uncertainty examples What would the donor centre do if a test came back with "bad news"? ~ Would I be told if an abnormality were found in my blood donation? ~ Can a blood donor have a full health check of their blood eg vitamins, minerals, hormone levels and health of the blood?
Submitted by 1 blood recipient  2 relatives or carers of blood recipients ~ 2 blood donors ~ 1 health professional
PSP information 
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