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Annual SHOT Symposium 2017 – LAST FEW SPACES – KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Phil Hammond

The Annual SHOT Symposium 2017 will take place at Rothamsted Centre for Research and Enterprise, Harpenden, Hertfordshire AL5 2JQ on Friday 07 July 2017. We have a stimulating programme for the day including an interactive session for everyone to get involved and examples of ‘best practice’, steps that you have taken to improve transfusion safety.  Our keynote speaker is […]

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SHOT launches updated website

We are delighted to inform you that we have launched an updated SHOT website available at the usual link https://www.shotuk.org/.  Any saved bookmarks or favourites should lead straight to the updated website.  If you have any comments or notice any broken links, please let us know at [email protected].

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SHOT & MHRA Working Together – Phase 1

On Monday 5 October 2015, changes were made to the MHRA’s SABRE database to enable all Serious Adverse Reactions (SAR) to be confirmed by SHOT after completion of the relevant SHOT database questionnaire (e.g. ATR, HTR, TACO, TRALI etc).  The changes have removed the ‘share with SHOT’ option, so all cases, including all Serious Adverse […]

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New Patient Blood Management Practitioner for SHOT/PBM Team

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Jayne Addison to the role of Patient Blood Management Practitioner for the  SHOT/PBM Team.  Jayne, who  previously worked in  the PBM Team based at NHSBT Liverpool,  will join the SHOT Team on 4 January 2016.     Tony Davies will be retiring from the position at the end of December 2015 and will be […]

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ISBT/BBTS 2015 Congress Posters are now available on the SHOT website

The posters displayed at the ISBT/BBTS 2015 Congress are now available on the SHOT website.  Please click the following link to view the posters. https://www.shotuk.org/shot-publications-2/shot-publications-posters/

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Poster – The impact of poor haematology sampling and labelling on the decision to transfuse patients

This poster was presented at the recent BSH Conference and highlights the importance of correct haematology sampling and labelling. Please click link below to view poster. Haematology Sampling & Labelling

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The UKTLC Survey 2017 Key Findings and 2014 Standards are now published and available together with UKTLC Gap Analysis Proforma

The UKTLC Survey 2017 Key Findings and 2014 Standards are now published and available together with UKTLC Gap Analysis Proforma – please click on the following links UK Transfusion Laboratory Collaborative Survey 2017 – Key Findings UKTLC standards 2014 UKTLC Gap Analysis Proforma The United Kingdom Transfusion Laboratory Collaborative (UKTLC) was formed in 2006 in response […]

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SHOT presentation available to download for education & teaching

SHOT has today published a slide set in pdf which may be freely downloaded and used for education and teaching (this file can be run as a slide show), please access this via the SHOT current resources section by clicking the link below.  We are always glad to receive feedback on our work so please send any comments […]

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Everything is awesome! A reflective account of the Annual SHOT Symposium 2014

For the second year in a row Graham Oakes has provided a superb review following the Annual SHOT Symposium 2014.  Please click here to read the full report.

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A participants review of the SHOT Symposium 2014

The 2014 Annual SHOT Symposium took place on Wednesday 9th July at the Lowry Theatre, Salford Quays, Manchester. Please click here to read an account of the days events, which has been prepared by 2 of the delegates in attendance.

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