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Save The Date! Annual SHOT Symposium 2023

The Annual SHOT Symposium 2023 will be held on Tuesday 4th July 2023, at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester. Further details about registration and abstract submissions will be available in due course.  

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Transfusing Wisely Webinar – Tues 06 Dec – 13:00-14:00 GMT

Registration now open for Transfusing Wisely Webinar – Tuesday 06 December – 13:00-14:00 GMT **Please click here to register**

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New SHOT module available in Blood Transfusion Training

Our colleagues in the Patient Blood Management and Digital Learning teams have been working hard to develop a new e-Learning programme for blood transfusion. The first phase of this is now complete and 6 brand new modules are now available on e-Learning for Health and ESR free of charge for all NHS users. Consent Essential […]

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SHOT wins Human Factors category at HSJ Patient Safety Awards!

The SHOT team were delighted and honoured to win the award for ‘Harnessing a Human Factors Approach to Improve Patient Safety’ at the HSJ Patient Safety Awards on 24 October 2022. The nomination was based on the work SHOT has done over the last decade to embed human factors in transfusion safety. Educational materials were […]

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New infographic: How information technology systems can support safe practice in anti-D Ig management in pregnancy

Appropriate and timely administration of anti-D Ig post sensitising events and RAADP reduces the risk of development of immune anti-D resulting from pregnancy. SHOT has been collecting reports of errors involving anti-D Ig since 2011, 4080 cases have been submitted between 2011-2021, accounting for approximately 10% of the total reports submitted to SHOT. Errors in […]

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RED CELL SHORTAGE – ENGLAND – AMBER ALERT NOTICE ON 12 OCTOBER 2022

From: SHOT To: All HV reporters When: 13/10/2022 Title: Amber level alert for red cell stocks in England Attached (below): Letter from NHSBT & NBTC to hospitals In England, NHS Blood and Transplant have issued an amber level alert for red cells. NHSBT will remove the alert once they are confident that stocks have reached […]

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Anti-D Ig working expert – vacancy

Calling all midwives! Are you, or do you know, someone with a particular interest in the use of anti-D immunoglobulin?   We are looking for clinically experienced midwife to join the SHOT Working Expert Group as an expert on anti-D Ig errors. Please click here or on the image below for further details.

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NBTC Emergency Planning Working Group – Educational Webinar – Are you Prepared for a Major Incident?

Wednesday 12 October 2022 – 10:30:12:45 – NBTC Emergency Planning Working Group – Educational Webinar – Are you Prepared for a Major Incident? This free webinar is aimed at raising awareness of the preparations and practices of the pre-hospital team, hospital and transfusion team and NHSBT, in responding to a major incident or mass casualty […]

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2022 UKTLC Survey now open!

Calling all transfusion lab managers – the 2022 UKTLC survey is out now! Your responses will help UKTLC understand the challenges and arrangements in place to ensure safe laboratory practices, and to create an action plan to improve transfusion safety. The survey has been sent out via email. If you haven’t received the link to […]

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WHO Webinar – 26 July 2022 – Recent guidance on patient blood management, clinical use of blood and haemovigilance systems

Morning session: 8.00 BST Click this link join the webinar: https://who.zoom.us/j/95838269786 Password: Mae#2022 Afternoon session: 15:00 BST Click this link to join the webinar: https://who.zoom.us/j/95955281848 Password: Pub#2022

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