DONATION AND MANUFACTURING


Explore education topics that present on donation and manufacturing. 

9 August 2017 01:30pm - 02:00 - Australia/Sydney

This session provides an explanation of ISBT128 and changes to the labelling of blood components. 

Ms Dimi Marinakis is a Manufacturing Program Manager at the Blood Service.

Transfusion Update Conference 2017: Day 1 Donor - Thursday 27 April 2017

Presenter: Associate Professor Eva-Maria Merz, Senior Researcher, Sanquin Blood Supply and  Department of Sociology, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, Netherlands


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Transfusion Update Conference 2017: Day 1 Donor - Thursday 27 April 2017

Presenter: Professor Michael Polonsky, Alfred Deakin Professor and Chair in Marketing, Deakin Business School Deakin University, Australia

 

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Transfusion Update Conference 2017: Day 1 Donor - Thursday 27 April 2017

Presenter: Dr Marc Germain, Vice-President Medical Affairs, Héma-Québec, Canada. 


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Transfusion Update Conference 2017: Day 1 Donor - Thursday 27 April 2017

Presenter: Dr Dimitria Groutsis, The University of Sydney Business School, Australia.

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Transfusion Update Conference 2017: Day 1 Donor - Thursday 27 April 2017

Presenter: Dr Jed Gorlin, Co-Director of Transfusion Medicine at Hennepin County Medical Centre and Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota Associate Clinical Professor, Laboratory Medicine and Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, United States of America.


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Transfusion Update Conference 2017: Day 1 Donor - Thursday 27 April 2017

Presenter: Dr Mindy Goldman, Medical Director, Donor and Clinical Services, Canadian Blood Services and Adjunct Professor, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Faculty of  Medicine, University of Ottowa, Canada.


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Transfusion Update Conference 2017: Day 1 Donor - Thursday 27 April 2017

Presenter: Maureen Bower, Donor Services Manager, Victoria/Tasmania, Australian Red Cross Blood Service, Australia.


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24 May 2016 

Following the first case of vCJD in the UK in 1996 there was heightened concern of the possibility of transfusion transmission of the causative prion. Blood Services around the world introduced deferrals for UK residents. Several attempts to develop a robust screening assay for prions in blood of appropriate sensitivity and specificity have not yielded a robust enough test.

Presenter:Dr Anthony Keller, National Donor and Product Safety Specialist, Blood Service.

 

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2 November 2016 01:30pm - 02:30pm - Australia/Sydney

Volunteer non-remunerated blood donors (VNRBD) are a key plank in Australia's safe blood supply. Within the Asia Pacific region a range of donor types such as family replacement donors provide blood products.   Recruiting and retaining VNRBD donors is an ongoing issue to ensure a safe blood supply.

Presenter:Mr Ben Scales, Acting Marketing Director, Blood Service.


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21 September 2016 01:30pm - 02:30pm - Australia/Melbourne

Australia relies on retaining and recruiting volunteer blood donors for an adequate blood supply. Research into understanding motivation for donating, and how to recruit and maintain donors is vital.

Presenters:A/Prof Barbara Masser, School of Psychology, University of Queensland, Hon. PrincipalResearch Fellow, Blood Service
Ms Amanda Thijsen, Senior Research Assistant, Donor Research, Blood Service.
Dr Alison Carver, Senior Research Fellow, Donor Research, Blood Service.


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14 September 2016 01:30pm - 02:30pm - Australia/Melbourne

A sustainable blood supply depends on an intricate balance of unpaid donors' gifts with patients' needs supported by an efficient and reliable manufacturer of quality blood and blood products. This session explores some of the issues associated with blood supply and demand while considering the patients' needs.


Presentation 1: Demand management - Blending Science and Art.
Presenter: Mark Lake, Demand Manager, Blood Service.
 Presentation 2: Inventory oversight - Demand vs Supply.
Presenter: David McKie, Supply Chain Planning Manager, Blood Service.
 Presentation 3: The rise and rise of plasma and why 637 tonnes is still not enough.
Presenter: 
Richard Walsh, Plasma Program Project Manager, Blood Service.


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13 April 2016 10.00am - 11:00am - Australia/Perth

Donor selection and screening is a vital step in safe transfusion practice. Ongoing assessment of a range of donor factors such as travel, medical tourism and social practices such as tattoos require an ongoing vigilance and consideration by the Blood Service.

Presenter:Dr Veronica Hoad, Public Health Physician, Clinical Services and Research, Blood Service.

 

12 Aug 2015 01:30pm - 03:00pm - Australia/Sydney

Currently there are 504,000 voluntary, unpaid donors in Australia. Ensuring people donate blood in the future is a healthcare imperative. Understanding the impact of an aging population, donor recruitment in a changing social environment as well as donor experience and motivation can inform donor recruitment and retention strategies.

Presenters: Dr Daniel Waller, Research Fellow, Australian Red Cross Blood Service
Associate Professor Barbara Masser, School of Psycology, University of Queensland
Professor Bob Slonim, School of Economics, University of Sydney
Dr Stephen Wright, Research Fellow, Australian Red Cross Blood Service

8 Apr 2015 01:30pm - 03:00pm - Australia/Melbourne

A sustainable blood supply depends on an intricate balance of unpaid donors' gifts with patients' needs. This session explores some of the contentious issues associated with blood supply and demand in Australia.

Presenters: Ms Lee Nicholls, Transfusion Medicine Scientist, Australian Red Cross Blood Service 
Ms Liz Lennox, Transfusion Medicine Scientist, Australian Red Cross Blood Service 
  Ms Natalie Stewart, Transfusion Medicine Scientist, Australian Red Cross Blood Service 
Ms Anne Johnston, Transfusion Medicine Scientist, Australian Red Cross Blood Service 
Mr Stuart Chesneau, National Supply Chain Manager, Australian Red Cross Blood Service

Transfusion Update Conference 2017: Day 1 Donor - Thursday 27 April 2017

Presenter: Associate Professor Barbara Masser, School of Psychology, University of Queensland and Dr Tanya Davison, National Donor Research Manager, Australian Red Cross Blood Service, Australia.

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Transfusion Update Conference 2017: Day 1 Donor - Thursday 27 April 2017

Presenter: Professor Eamonn Ferguson, Professor of Health Psychology, Nottingham University,  England.

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