Updated Feb 2014: A Guide to Reporting Adverse Transfusion Events

February 28, 2014

This useful guide describes procedures for reporting adverse transfusion reactions. It contains links to the appropriate forms.

Guide on reporting adverse transfusion reactions is available in our Resources section, in the adverse reactions section.

Now Available: Adverse Reactions 2013

January 31, 2014

According to CSA standards, hospitals are required to report adverse events following transfusion to Canadian Blood Services (CBS) if they are thought to be due to a deficiency of the product.

There is also reporting of adverse events following transfusion either voluntarily through TTISS or as required by Health Canada.

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BloodTechNet Competition 2014

December 27, 2013

Canadian Blood Services is pleased to announce the return of the BloodTechNet Competition. We offer grants totaling $125,000

to professionals interested in developing educational projects for the Transfusion, Cellular Therapy and Transplantation communities. The deadline for applications is February 28, 2014.

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The Blood Typing Game

October 22, 2013

What happens if you get a blood transfusion with the wrong blood type?

Even though a patient's own blood type is the first choice for blood transfusions, it's not always available at the blood bank. Try to save some patients' lives and learn about human blood types! 

The Blood Typing Game is available in our Resources section, Other Professional Development Tools.

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