Haematology & Transfusion Science

Blood assist: Safe transfusion practice at your fingertips

We look at a new app from NHS Blood and Transplant that has been designed to improve safety and help with the administration of blood components.

Kidney transplant rejection biomarker

Scientists have discovered a blood biomarker that predicts kidney transplant rejection with a lead time of about eight months.

Measuring haemoglobin levels

A new AI-powered imaging-based tool has been developed to estimate haemoglobin levels. 

Women in science

To mark International Women’s Day on 8 March, Tahmina Hussain asked four colleagues three questions about gender and the workplace. Here’s what they said.

My lab: The beating heart of quality blood supply

Charlotte Felton, Senior Healthcare Technical Officer, gives a guided tour of the Manchester Blood Centre.

My Lab: One unified department

Deputy Quality Manager Richard Lovie gives a guided tour of the laboratories at York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

Vitamin K deficiency: a case study

Alison Hadfield, a Healthcare Science Section Leader in core haematology from the Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, presents a vitamin K-deficiency patient case study.

Laboratory errors in transfusion 2020

Anne Lockhart, IBMS representative on the Serious Hazards of Transfusion (SHOT) steering group, explains the latest annual report.

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