Scientific Digital Resources

The following websites may give you useful guidance and information to support your Scientific and Clinical career

  • *NHSBT Library - The library has a wide range of books, journals dissertations, reports and conference proceedings available to borrow or access online - *Only accessible if you are logged in to the NHSBT network (network connection through Citrix/NHSBT Desktop). 
  • Hospitals and Science Transfusion website. Website supporting the Transfusion Community. Containing news items and training information.
  • Institute of Biomedical Scientists (IBMS). Dedicated to the promotion of excellence in biomedical science 
  • Serious Hazard of Transfusion (SHOT). Website contains many interesting case studies. It also provides training resources and annual reports
  • Transfusion Guidelines. This website contains many useful resources including the Handbook of Transfusion Medicine
  • British Blood Transfusion Society (BBTS). The British Blood Transfusion Society (BBTS) is the UK's only society dedicated to supporting Transfusion Professionals
  • The Digital Blood Centre Tour provides an overview of NHSBT, and the workings of our laboratories, giving knowledge relating to the functions of a blood centre. 
  • Blood Transfusion Training. These modules are designed to support the training of staff directly involved in the transfusion process and/or the management of patients requiring anti-D immunoglobulin prophylaxis. They provide best practice guidance on optimising the care of patients who may need a transfusion. The programme contains modules such as Essential Transfusion Practice, Blood Components and Good Manufacturing Practice.