Who We Are

Who We Work With

The BBTS works hard on your behalf to support and advance blood transfusion as a profession, and to create a strong transfusion community.  We do this through formal affiliations and representation on a number of organisations and steering groups, both in the UK and worldwide.

Affiliations & Partnerships

International Society of Blood Transfusion (ISBT)  


Australian & New Zealand Society of Blood Transfusion (ANZSBT)  

African Society for Blood Transfusion (AfSBT)

Network for the Advancement of Patient Blood Management, Haemostasis and Thrombosis (NATA)

University of Manchester

Swansea University

The BBTS also works with the UK Forum and we are grateful for their continued support of our mission statement.


Association for Clinical Scientists

Academy of Healthcare Scientists (AHCS)

Joint Royal Colleges of Physicians Training Board (JRCPTB)

National School of Healthcare Science (NSHCS)

Serious Hazards of Transfusion (SHOT)

International Society for Blood Transfusion (ISBT)

British Society for Haematology (BSH) - Transfusion Task Force BSCH

National Occupational Standards (NOS) - Healthcare Science

National Quality Assurance Advisory Panel (NQAAP) for Haematology

Federation for Healthcare Science

The Chief Medical Officer's National Blood Transfusion Committee (NBTC)

MHRA Blood Consultative Committee

National Comparative Audit of Blood Transfusion

UK Transfusion Laboratory Collaborative (UK TLC)

RCPath Standing Committee on Clinical Science

British Standards Institute (BSI) CH/212 Committee - responsible for standardization in the field of in vitro diagnostics (IVDs).

Pathology Alliance - RCPath

Transfusion Medicine Sub-Committee of the Intercollegiate Committee on Haematology (Administered by RCPath)

British Society of Gastroenterology (Guideline on Lower GI Bleeding)

RCPath - Exam Board

RCPath - Scientific Advisory Committee

JRCPTB Haematology SAC

Intercollegiate Committee on Haematology - RCPath

Institute of Biomedical Science -  SAP

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