Quality and Productivity case study

Oxford University Hospitals
Publication Date
26 Feb 2016
Publication Type


  Transfusion errors are an important, avoidable, serious hazard. Wrong transfusion is one of the two leading causes of death from transfusion reported to Serious Hazards of Transfusion (SHOT) in the United Kingdom (SHOT steering committee 2011). The initiative 're-engineers' hospital transfusion services using new technology.