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Harrogate Convention Centre
24th - 26th September
18 credits: RCPath & IBMS
A varied and fast moving educational programme giving a fascinating insight into new developments of transfusion medicine delivered by a national & international faculty.
Martin Bruce, BBTS President
BBTS 2014 is a key date in the transfusion professionals' calendar, not only for the educational programme and best practice advice but for the excellent networking opportunities with our industry partners and fellow colleagues at the large exhibition and varied social events.
1. Blood management in patients and transfusion alternatives
2. What’s in the bag?
Are you involved in the laboratory management quality or strategic development of blood transfusion? Are you involved in transfusion research, blood donation and testing services or in the use of blood components for patient care? Our programme offers something for everyone whether from a transfusion service or hospital background, whether a trainee or doctor, anaesthetist, biomedical scientist, nurse, donor carer, transfusion practitioner, manager or haematologist.
Innovative new sessions to inspire you for 2014 include:
'Everything you need to know about Iron Therapy and PBM'
A 'one off' all day meeting on iron therapy & blood management in patients in collaboration with the Hospital Transfusion Special Interest Group, delivered by national & international speakers including Dr Simon Towler from Western Australia,
Dr Jose Garcia Erce from Spain and Professors Gavin Murphy and Ravi Gill from the UK.
Educational workshops, sessions on manufacturing and blood donation. Free Communications selected from the best abstract submissions. An update on Modernising Scientific Careers and the exciting new developments to support
training by the BBTS. We have 18 hot topic sessions, 8 Special Interest Group Sessions, 4 Plenary sessions including a collaboration with NATA. Interactive clinical and laboratory case studies, a large poster display with your submitted abstracts, a comprehensive trade exhibition, our popular social features and so much more!