Official NI Reports

Northern Ireland Transfusion Committee



Below are relevant transfusion related publications from the Northern Ireland Department of Health and the RQIA.



  • Blood Transfusion and the risk of Transfusion-Associated Circulatory Overload (TACO) (2017)


  • Circular HSC (SQSD) (NICE NG24) 2/16 (NICE Clinical Guideline NG24 – Blood Transfusion) (2016)


  • Transfusion Transmitted cCJD: (ii) Updated Risk Assessment (ii) Amendment to Better Blood Transfusion 3 Northern Ireland (BBT 3NI) (2015)




  • Detection, investigation and management of anaemia (2012)


  • Better Blood Transfusion 3 (NI) (2011)


  • The Transfusion Of Blood And Blood Components In An Emergency (2010)
  • Right patient right blood (2007)



  • Protecting the blood supply from variant CJD: Deferral of donors who have received a blood transfusion (2004)
  • Varient Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (vCJD) and plasma products (2004)