At the Blood Service, we are committed to ongoing quality improvement and patient care.
We have developed numerous successful and productive partnerships with blood improvement collaboratives and individual clinicians.
Our most recent partnership was with Dr Philip Crispin and his team at Canberra Hospital and Health Services. The 1.5-year project focused on improving blood management and transfusion appropriateness in obstetrics to reduce red cell transfusion.
Through the project, a number of clinical practice improvement tools were developed to guide decision making and patient care.
Blood Service in Brief Edition 17 is out now. Read about red cell demand trends for 2015/16, discover international collaborations bearing fruit, access education on antibody identification and learn about the history of women in blood science in Australia.
Learn how many donations it takes to make some of the most-ordered plasma products in Australia.
Learn about what it takes to keep the Blood Service on top of technological advancements in the world of blood testing and processing.