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SHOT Webinars

TACO Webinar 2022

This webinar was live on 04 May 2022. SHOT pulmonary working expert group members provide an overview of the TACO cases submitted to SHOT, cover key learning points and recommendations for safer patient care. The presentation also includes some illustrative cases, and a Q&A.

Alternative Video Format:

TACO Webinar 2022 (Vimeo)

Additional Resources:

TACO Cumulative Data

TACO Checklist

TACO Investigation Tool


SHOT-NCA Webinar 2022

This Webinar was live on Tuesday 15 February 2022. The National Comparative Audit (NCA) of Blood Transfusion is the largest programme of clinical audits of blood transfusion in the world and is funded by NHS Blood and Transplant in England. The NCA team present the findings from 3 National Comparative Audits and the SHOT team provide insights from haemovigilance reporting:

• 2018 audit of the use of fresh frozen plasma, cryoprecipitate and transfusions for bleeding in neonates and older children – Dr Helen New

• 2019 Re-audit of the medical use of red cells – Dr Andrew Charlton

• 2021 audit of NICE Quality Standard 138 – Professor Mike Murphy and John Grant-Casey

Alternative Video Format:

National Comparitive Audit (Vimeo)

Additional resouces:

National Comparitive Audit website


Every Minute Counts Webinar 2021

This webinar on 3rd December 2021 was a joint SHOT, BBTS and NBTC webinar covering the effect of cumulative delays in provision of blood in cases of major bleeding. This includes working through an illustrative case to highlight key learning points for clinical and laboratory teams.

Alternative video format:

Every Minute Counts (Vimeo)

Additional Resources:

SHOT Bite No. 8: Massive Haemorrhage Delays

Delayed Transfusions in Major Haemorrhage – video

SHOT CPD form:

SHOT Webinar CPD form – Every Minute Counts December 2021


Transfusion in Haemopoietic Stem Cell Transplant Patients Webinar 2021

This webinar on 19th October 2021 covered the principles of safe transfusion in HSCT patients, including learning from adverse event and near miss reporting to SHOT. There are also some illustrative case studies to highlight key learning points, which are:

  • The principles of transfusion requirements for HSCT patients
  • What are the common transfusion errors?
  • What can be done to reduce transfusion errors in this cohort of patients?

Alternative video format:

Transfusion in Haemopoietic Stem Cell Transplant Patients (Vimeo)

Additional resources:

SHOT Bite No. 18 – Transfusion errors in haemopoietic stem cell transplant patients

Safe transfusions in haemopoietic stem cell transplant recipients

Transfusion errors in haemopoietic stem cell transplant recipients – video


Near Miss Events and Incident Investigation Webinar 2021

This webinar, which was live on Wednesday 19 May 2021, was organised jointly by SHOT and the MHRA. It covered the importance of learning from Near Miss events and the principles of Incident Investigation. It includes a 50 minute presentation by experts from SHOT and the MHRA covering Near Miss events and Investigating Incidents, including highlights from previous SHOT reports, as well as a 10 minute Q&A.

Alternative video format:

Near Miss Events and Incident Investigation Webinar 2021 (Vimeo)

Additional resources:

SHOT Bite No.1(a) – Investigating Incidents: a systems based approach

SHOT Bite No.1(b) – Investigating Incidents: effective interventions

Near Miss definition updated in February 2021

Near Miss chapter from the 2019 Annual SHOT Report

Understanding Human Factors in Transfusion Parts 1 & 2


HTR Webinar 2021

This webinar was live on Friday 12 March 2021, and covered the Haemolytic Transfusion Reactions (HTR) chapter of the Annual SHOT Report 2019 with a look at hyperhaemolysis cases and patients with haemoglobinopathies. It includes a 40 minute presentation by the SHOT Team and the SHOT HTR Working Experts Dr Anicee Danaee, Dr Tracey Tomlinson and Dr Joseph Sharif and is followed by short a Q&A session. *Important note – 1) the slide at (5:17) mistakenly says ‘Caution when using O D-negative red cells for transfusion in O D-negative individuals’. It SHOULD read ‘Caution when using O D-positive red cells for transfusion in O D-negative individuals’.

Alternative video format:

HTR Webinar 2021 (Vimeo)

Additional resources:

Finally, you may find it interesting to listen to our 8min SHOTcast on the role of the scientist in haemovigilance.

 

ADU Webinar 2021

This webinar, which was live on Thursday 28th January 2021, covered the Avoidable, Delayed or Under/Overtransfusion (ADU) chapter of the Annual SHOT Report 2019. The webinar included a 40 minute presentation delivered by the SHOT Team and Dr Paula Bolton-Maggs (SHOT Working Expert on ADU) which was then followed by short a Q&A session.

Alternative video format:

ADU Webinar 2021 (Vimeo)

Additional resources:

Febrile, Allergic and Hypotensive Reactions Webinar 2020

This webinar, which was live on Wednesday 2nd December 2020, covered the Febrile, Allergic and Hypotensive Reactions (FAHR) chapter of the Annual SHOT Report 2019 along with a 7-year trend analysis. The webinar includes a 40-minute presentation delivered by the SHOT Team and the SHOT FAHR Working Expert Group (Dr Janet Birchall, Medical Director of the Welsh Blood Service, Dr Jayne Peters and Dr Catherine Booth, both Consultant Haematologists at NHSBT) and is followed by short a Q&A session.

Alternative video format:

FAHR Webinar 2020 (Vimeo)

Additional resources:

Human Factors Webinar 2020

This webinar, which was live on Thursday 5th November 2020, covered the Human Factors (HF) chapter of the Annual SHOT Report 2019, as well as wider issues in applying HF to developing a safety culture. The webinar included a 40 minute presentation delivered by the SHOT Team and Dr Alison Watt (SHOT Working Expert on Human Factors) which was then followed by short a Q&A session.

Alternative video format:

Human Factors Webinar 2020 (Vimeo)

Additional resources:

 


Transfusion-Transmitted Infections Webinar 2020

This webinar, which was live on Wednesday 14th October 2020, covered transfusion-transmitted infections included in the 2019 Annual SHOT Report. The webinar included a 40 minute presentation delivered by Dr Su Brailsford (NHSBT/PHE Epidemiology Unit Lead) and Dr Heli Harvala Simmonds (NHSBT/PHE Epidemiology Unit) which was then followed by short a Q&A session.

Alternative video format:

Transfusion-Transmitted Infections Webinar – Vimeo


Laboratory and IT Webinar 2020

This webinar, which was live on Friday 11th September 2020, covered laboratory and information technology errors included in the 2019 Annual SHOT Report. The webinar included a 40 minute presentation delivered by Dr Shruthi Narayan (SHOT Medical Director) and Dr Megan Rowley (Clinical lead for SNBTS Transfusion Team and an author of SHOT IT chapters) which was then followed by short a Q&A session.

Alternative video format:
Laboratory and IT Webinar – Vimeo

2019 Annual SHOT Report Webinar 2020

The 2019 Annual SHOT Report was published on Tuesday 7th July 2020, and launched by way of a webinar rather than the usual face to face Symposium.

The webinar comprises a 40 minute presentation by Dr Shruthi Narayan, SHOT Medical Director, which covers the highlights from the Annual Report, followed by a Q&A session.

Live illustrations were carried out by an artist, Jenny Leonard.

Alternative video format:
SHOT Webinar – Vimeo