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Updated 9 July 2021

NHS Blood and Transplant leaflets

NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT) has written a number of leaflets regarding blood transfusions and blood therapies. Please click here to visit the visit NHSBT leaflet section.

Receiving a blood transfusion

Information for patients needing irradiated blood

Information for patients who have received an unexpected blood transfusion

Information for patients with Sickle Cell Disease who may need a blood transfusion

UK Cell Salvage

The UK Cell Salvage Action Group has written the following patient factsheets regarding Cell Salvage, which is a way of collecting blood that is lost during an operation, and processing it so that it can be given back to the patient. 

About cell salvage

Cell salvage when you have a baby