Guidance on management of potential exposure to blood-borne viruses in emergency workers: For occupational health service providers and frontline staff – Public Health England

This document contains recommendations for frontline emergency service workers, on how to prevent and control exposure to common blood-borne viruses (BBVs) such as hepatitis C and HIV.  The document includes: recommended actions in the event of a potential exposure care pathways

Importation of plasma and use of apheresis platelets as risk reduction measures for variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease – Advisory Committee on the Safety of Blood, Tissues and Organs (SaBTO) Paediatric Components Working Group (PCWG)

Report from SaBTO’s Paediatric Components Working Group looking at whether scientific evidence supports updating specific vCJD risk reduction measures.  This document reports on the findings of the Advisory Committee on the Safety of Blood, Tissues and Organs (SaBTO) Paediatric Components Working

HSC (2007) 001: Better blood transfusion: safe and appropriate use of blood – Department of Health

This circular replaces HSC 2002/009 building on previous Better Blood Transfusion initiatives. Improving transfusion safety and effectiveness; avoiding unnecessary use of blood components,Platelets and Fresh Frozen Plasma; focussing on the use of anti-D in Obstetrics; and patient and public involvement.

Haemoglobinopathy Coordinating Centres Engagement Report – NHS England

Engagement report on the service specification for specialist haemoglobinopathy co-ordinating centres to support the provision of specialist and non-specialist haemoglobinopathy services to adults and children and to provide expert opinion and management for complex patients.