The Cord Blood Donor Selection Guidelines form a constituent part of Chapter 22 (Haemopoietic progenitor cells) of the Guidelines for the Blood Transfusion Services in the United Kingdom, 8th Edition, 2013.
To navigate the guidelines online use the menu on the left. To download a portable document file (PDF) as resource for a printed version select the 'Source files' in the menu on the left.
Please note, these guidelines are for use by medical professionals who are trained in their use. It is not possible to answer questions or provide personal medical advice through this web-site. Help with such matters may be available through a local blood transfusion help line.
The guidelines on this web-site are always up-to-date, but implementation dates may vary between the four UK Services. Please consult your local Service (England, Northern Ireland, Scotland or Wales) for details of implementation dates. They will usually be within three months from the date of changes made to the web-site.