Standard 7 - Blood and Blood Products

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Safe Use Of Blood

  • Written information on the risks and benefits of blood and alternatives will be provided to you if you require a transfusion.
  • If you require blood while in hospital you will be asked to give your consent to this.
  • Please let us know if you have had any problems with blood products in the past.
  • When the nurses give you your blood transfusion they will ask you to tell them your name, address and date of birth.

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