This button links to a list of all audits published on RTC pages categorised by subject.
Arrowe Park Hospital developed this audit tool (Word doc 30KB) for an audit of the administration of blood or blood components and the care of the transfused patient. It may be useful to others planning similar audits.
Where do platelets go in the North West of England and North Wales? An audit of the use and wastage of platelets 2010 (Audit report, pdf 276KB)
National comparative audit of blood collection - North West RTC results October 2009 (pdf 860KB, 28 slides)
North West & North Wales RTC Audit of the appropriate use of red cells in adult medical patients (pdf 104KB)
NBTC audit of the usage of group O RhD negative red cells: summary for North West and North Wales RTC region (92KB)
National comparative audit of the use of Fresh Frozen Plasma (748KB, 24 slides)
National comparative audit of the use of blood in primary, elective, unilateral total hip replacement: North West RTC results (pdf 537KB, 16 slides)
National comparative audit of overnight red blood cell transfusion: North West RTC results (pdf 733KB, 23 slides)
Audit of the appropriate use of group O Rh D negative red cells in the North West and North Wales region (pdf 197KB)
Regional audit of the use of Fresh Frozen Plasma (pdf 128KB)
Poster about regional audit of the use of Fresh Frozen Plasma (pdf 24KB)
Presentation by Dr Elizabeth Love about the regional FFP audit (pdf 167KB, 40 slides)
National comparative audit of the use of platelets: North West RTC results (pdf 988KB, 32 slides)
Clinical audit of medical patients undergoing red cell transfusion (pdf 125KB)
Irradiation of blood components for the prevention of transfusion-associated graft-versus-host disease (TA-GvHD): Right component to right patient.
Thank you to all hospitals that participated in this UK-wide survey conducted in June 2007. The results have been collated and reports produced for each Regional Transfusion Committee. Here is the report for the North West RTC (pdf 244KB). A large PowerPoint presentation of the results, including speaker's notes, can be obtained from Andrea Harris or Jane Murphy. The relevant slides can be used for presentations at individual hospitals. Reports on results in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland are also available from Andrea Harris.