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UKTLC Survey 2019

A biennial survey is sent out to all transfusion laboratories in the UK who report to the Serious Hazards of Transfusion (SHOT) haemovigilance scheme and is intended to represent a ‘snapshot’ of working conditions within the laboratory on a single day.

UKTLC Survey 2019

NEW! SHOT Educational Videos

SHOT have recently produced some educational videos, which are now available to view here

There are 4 videos available so far:

Transfusion Laboratory Errors
Pulmonary Complications of Transfusion
Pre-transfusion blood sampling (produced by PBM in conjunction with SHOT)
The pre-administration blood component transfusion bedside check (produced by PBM in conjunction with SHOT)

Watch this space for more to come in the future…..

2018 Annual SHOT Report published!

The 2018 Annual SHOT Report was launched on 9th July 2019 at the SHOT Symposium, at the Rothamsted Centre for Research and Enterprise, Harpenden.

The full report and summary are available to download from the SHOT Annual Reports and Summaries page.

Links to individual pdf chapters and additional information can be found by clicking the ‘Supplementary info.‘ link underneath the main report icon on the above page.

Invitation for expressions of interest to join the SHOT Working Expert Group (WEG)

The SHOT Working Expert Group (WEG) has a vacancy in analysis of Anti-D Ig and invites suitable candidates to apply.

This is a voluntary role with no remuneration.

The activities and responsibilities of the WEG are described here.

Applicants should state how they have expertise in this area, provide a CV to demonstrate that, and details of two referees. Please contact the SHOT office for further information 0161 423 4208.

Applications should be sent electronically to Dr Shruthi Narayan at shruthi.narayan@nhsbt.nhs.uk

SHOT Symposium – Abstract Deadline EXTENDED!

Abstracts are invited for poster presentation at the Annual SHOT Symposium, Tuesday 9th July 2019 at Rothamsted Centre for Research and Enterprise, Harpenden, Herts, AL5 2JQ.

The 2 best abstracts will be given a 10-minute oral slot in the 2019 SHOT Symposium programme.

The 3 abstract topics this year are Transfusion Education, Audit, Quality Improvement Projects. Abstract guidance, submission forms and further information can be found at: https://www.shotuk.org/events-2/annual-shot-symposium/

The deadline for submissions is Friday 17th May 2019.

We look forward to receiving your submissions!

Human Factors Conference 2019

Bringing together professionals from across high-risk industries, the UK’s first inter-agency human factors conference returns to the iconic Concorde at Manchester Airport on the 16th and 17th May 2019.

For more information, click HERE

 

SHOT Symposium 2019 – Registration is now OPEN!!

SHOT Symposium 2019, July 9th

Rothamsted Centre for Research and Enterprise, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, AL5 2JQ

Please click the button below for our Annual SHOT Symposium 2019 page 

Symposium registration

SHOT are experiencing IT issues with email

SHOT would like to apologise for the inconvenience that may have been caused following an email that was distributed attaching our newsletter on Friday 21 December 2018.  We have reported this problem to our IT Department and aim to have it resolved by the end of the working day (Monday 24 December 2018).

The Winter 2018 Edition of the SHOT newsletter is now available

Please click on the image to view the newsletter in full

Call for abstracts 2019!

Abstracts are invited for poster presentation at the Annual SHOT Symposium, Tuesday 9th July 2019 at Rothamsted Centre for Research and Enterprise, Harpenden, Herts, AL5 2JQ.

The 2 best abstracts will be given a 10-minute oral slot in the 2019 SHOT Symposium programme.

The 3 abstract topics this year are Transfusion Education, Audit, Quality Improvement Projects. Abstract guidance, submission forms and further information can be found at: https://www.shotuk.org/events-2/annual-shot-symposium/

The deadline for submissions is Friday 26th April 2019.

We look forward to receiving your submissions!