The IBTS hosted the National Haemovigilance Conference virtually on the 15th of February 2022 aimed at Clinicians, Medical Scientists and Haemovigilance Officers. 

The webinar covered a number of topics, see below for the schedule.

Welcome Address: 10.30am 

Session 1: 10.40-11.40am: Moderator To be confirmed

  • National Transfusion Advisory Group, Dr Joan Power, Consultant Haematologist, IBTS
  • Serious Adverse Reactions reported to the NHO 2019-2020, Ms Joanne Scanlon
  • Panel Discussion

Session 2: 12.00-1.00pm: Moderated by Dr. Ellen McSweeney, Consultant Haematologist

  • Human/System Errors (SHOT), Dr Shruthi Narayan, Medical Director SHOT
  • Blood, Bone Marrow Registries and Adverse Events, Dr Diarmaid Ó Donghaile, Consultant Haematologist, IBTS
  • Patient Blood Management in Norway, Prof Tor Hervig, Medical and Scientific Director IBTS
  • Panel Discussion

Session 3: 2.00-3.15pm: Moderated by Dr Kieran Morris, Consultant Haematologist

  • Highlights of Paediatric Transfusion Ms Martina Williams, Chief Medical Scientist, CHI at Crumlin
  • Serious Adverse Events reported to the NHO 2019-2020, Ms Caroline Casey
  • Presentation of the Jackie Sweeney Memorial Prize
  • Blood Track Update, Mike Lucas
  • Panel Discussion and Close

Presentations for the 2022 Conference are available here.

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