Blood Transfusion Training/


Welcome to Blood Transfusion training and education





Mandatory Blood Transfusion training


Every 2 years, face to face and on-line training materials, including knowledge questions

Porters - every 2 years, on-training materials, including knowledge questions.

Blood collection

Once only for staff who have never collected at MYHT, on-line training materials, including knowledge questions.

Major Haemorrhage

Annually, on-line training materials


Transport drivers – One off practical for newly appointed drivers, Annual update training, using on-line materials, including knowledge questions

Receipt of Blood in clinical areas (Pontefract only)

Every 2 years, on-line training materials, including knowledge questions.


Obtaining a venous blood sample for pre-transfusion testing

One off

Organising the receipt of blood/blood components

One off

Preparing and Administrating a transfusion 

One off

Blood Collection

Every 2 years

Consenting Patients for Blood Transfusion

Healthcare practitioners involved in blood transfusion are required to complete the consent for Transfusion e-learning module


Other Training Material (not mandatory)