Competencies for medical staff
The North East Regional Transfusion Committee supports the principle that trusts can accept transfer of medical staff transfusion competencies from other trusts within the region.
Guideline for the authorisation of platelets by nurse authorisers caring for adult haematology and oncology patients (March 2011, pdf 52KB)
Guideline for the authorisation of red cells by nurse authorisers caring for adult haematology and oncology patients (March 2011, pdf 52KB)
Clinical practice assessment documents for both the guidelines above are available on the education page.
Haematology Cancer Clinical Guidelines are available on the Haematology NSSG page of the North of England Cancer Network website.
Procedure for the transfer of blood and blood component between hospitals (pdf 40KB)
Currently under review (The appendices to this document are available from Janice Robertson)
Warfarin reversal protocol (November 2012, pdf 12KB)
Taking a blood sample (September 2012, pdf 132KB)