Priority 29 from the Blood Transfusion and Blood Donation PSP

UNCERTAINTY: Why aren't previous recipients of a blood product transfusion allowed to be blood donors? (JLA PSP Priority 29)
Overall ranking 29
JLA question ID 0063/29
Explanatory note Not available for this PSP


No up-to-date evidence
Health Research Classification System category Generic Health Relevance
Extra information provided by this PSP
Original uncertainty examples Why, if it's deemed as safe, to receive blood products can you no longer be a blood donor once you have been transfused? ~ Why am I unable to donate after having a transfusion, surely the blood is checked before transfusing and is safe?
Submitted by 9 blood recipients ~ 7 relatives or carers of blood recipients ~ 12 blood donors ~ 13 health professionals
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