BBTS Conference 2019


Emergency Planning for an Unusual Event


Day: Friday  |   Time: 9:00 - 10:30

Session Coordinators: 
Julie Staves & Yvonne Scott


Speakers: 

NBTC Emergency Planning recommendations
Dr Heidi Doughty, NHSBT

NHSBT preparedness for a mass casualty event
Mr Richard Rackham, NHSBT

Hospital preparedness for a mass casualty event
Ms Kerry Dowling


Intended Audience
This session will be of interest to Transfusion Laboratory Managers, BMS staff, Transfusion practitioners and Consultants

Learning Objectives
Understanding the new recommendations for planning for mass casualty events. How different organisations prepare for such events and the importance of reviewing their own practise.

Brief Description
This session will look at the newly published NBTC Emergency planning recommendations. Initially we'll introduce the audience to the recommendations and then have presentations from a Blood Service and a Large Teaching hosptial on how they are preparing for such an event. 

Session Tags
Diagnostics, Science & Technology