Blood Endorsements

Blood Endorsements

Red Cross and Red Crescent Support the use of ISBT 128

The Executive Board of the Global Advisory Panel (GAP) on Corporate Governance and Risk Management of Blood Services in Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies endorses the use of ISBT 128 product coding as a risk mitigation strategy to reduce the incidence of labeling-related transfusion errors and will, where appropriate, promote the use of ISBT 128 as a means to minimize risk in the blood collection, processing, testing and transfusion setting.

View the statement here

24 October 2013

 

European Blood Alliance

Statement of the European Blood Alliance position on the labelling, coding and identification of blood, blood components, tissues, and cells.

At the Board Meeting in Valletta, Malta, the EBA Board has voted to support the universal use of the ISBT 128 for labelling, coding and identification of blood, blood components, tissues and cells.

EBA Position Paper on Coding and Labeling - PDF

01 October 2010

 

ISBT Position Paper

This paper contains the Statement of the International Society of Blood Transfusion position on the labelling, coding and identification of blood, blood components, tissues, cells, and organs.

ISBT Position Paper - PDF 

 

United Kingdom National Health Service

The United Kingdom National Health Service has published two articles regarding ICCBBA and ISBT 128 labeling in their latest online issue of NHS Blood and Transplant Matters. The articles can be found on page 13 and 14.

08 June 2010


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