In the event of a suspected transfusion reaction, suspend the transfusion immediately and contact the Consultant Haematologist for further advice.
Further details on dealing with a transfusion reaction can be found in the Transfusion Policy and the Transfusion Reaction Flow Chart. Transfusion reactions must be recorded in the patient record in EPIC and order sets must be used to request appropriate tests and follow up actions, click here to see further details about recording transfusion reactions in EPIC.
Click here to access the Transfusion Reaction Flow Chart
Click here to access the Transfusion Reaction form
Investigation of adverse events
Click here to access the investigation screening tool for SHOT/SABRE reportable events