Priority 8 from the Blood Transfusion and Blood Donation PSP

UNCERTAINTY: How can the blood transfusion process be delivered more safely in hospitals? (JLA PSP Priority 8)
Overall ranking 8
JLA question ID 0063/8
Explanatory note Not available for this PSP
Evidence No available up-to-date-evidence
Health Research Classification System category Generic Health Relevance
Extra information provided by this PSP
Original uncertainty examples How can we educate healthcare professionals to adopt best practice in RBC transfusion? ~ Is the training given to junior doctors on transfusion enough? ~ JUNIOR DOCTORS. How consistent is their training in Transfusion Avoidance June 2015 and use of Alternatives? ~ Nursing and medical team to have a better and in depth understanding of the side effects of blood transfusions and be aware of common haematology medical problems which can interfere with blood donation/transfusion.
Submitted by 1 relative or carers of blood recipients ~ 5 blood donors ~ 9 health professionals ~ 3 unknown ~ 1 Jehovah's Witness
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