Serious Hazards of transfusion Update (SHOT)
SHOT is the United Kingdom's independent, professionally-led haemovigilance scheme. Since 1996 SHOT has been collecting and analysing anonymised information on adverse events and reactions in blood transfusion from all healthcare organisations that are involved in the transfusion of blood and blood components in the United Kingdom. Where risks and problems are identified, SHOT produces recommendations to improve patient safety.
|Presenter:||Dr Paula Bolton-Maggs, Medical Director, Serious Hazards of Transfusion Scheme NHSBT, UK|
• Improve awareness of the effect of the implementation of previous practice improvement recommendations
• Describe the latest key clinical recommendations for safe transfusion