Over Regulated, Under Resourced - Overcoming the Hurdles

UK NEQAS (BTLP) & BBTS Blood Bank Technology Special Interest Group

Available Presentations

Case Studies - Tacey Tomlinson

Do transfusion laboratories need to be accredited by UKAS when they are regulated by MHRA - Richard Haggas

Networking and Commissioning Pathology Services - Jane Keiden

Dicing with Death - Katy Veale

Making Friends with the Enemy - Linda Lodge

Transfusing Wisely in a Pathology Network - Megan Rowley

UK NEQAS Update - Clare Milkins

Using Data to Support Patient Blood Management - Kate Pendry


1st November 2016 / 9:55am - 4:20pm

Registration opens at 9am


York Racecourse

Venue:  Voltigeur Suite, 3rd Floor, Knavesmire Stand, York Racecourse, York

Conference Dinner 

The Conference Dinner will be held on Monday 31 October 2016 at the York Marriott Hotel, Tadcaster Road, York, YO24 1QQ. Tickets are available to purchase during the registration process. If you have any queries, please contact the Conference Secretariat at

Conference Dinner


York Racecourse lies within a mile of the city centre and is served by convenient road, rail and air access routes. 
By Rail  York is one of the UK's major railway stations and connects with many routes.  Fast and frequent trains run from King's Cross, taking as little as 1 hour 52 minutes.  There are also direct trains from Edinburgh, Manchester and Birmingham. Once at the station it is a 5 minute taxi journey which will cost in the region of £7-8, or approximately 1.5 miles if you wish to go by foot.  
By Air  The nearest International Airport is Leeds Bradford (approx 50 minutes away) followed by Robin Hood / Doncaster (approx 60 minutes) then Teeside and Manchester International Airports (approx 90 mins).
By Road  For door to door directions and parking information, please visit the York Racecourse Website for full details.


If you require accommodation for your stay, Visit York offers a number of accommodation options to suit all requirements.

Contact us

If at any time you require assistance with your booking, please contact us by telephone 020 8977 7997, or email 

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