Dr. Georgette Saad
Blood Transfusion Consultant
The Blood Transfusion Center has been established with the latest advanced scientific laboratory facilities for a blood product that meets the highest levels of global quality at March 2012.
It is licensed from the Ministry of Health and Population to collect blood, separate components, test for blood transmitted infections as well as issuing blood and its components for patients.
It consists of a pleasant reception area, well equipped donation area, a capacious laboratory and refrigerators area with most up to date equipment’s, doctor’s office and chemists’ room.
Staff and Performance:
The Center operates 24 hours a day for 7 days of the week through 6 hourly shifts to provide blood components to patients on request.
Staff consists of a doctor (blood transfusion specialist), four chemists, secretary, public relations specialist and worker.
- Blood-collection from voluntary donors among hospital employees and visitors
- Comprehensive medical examination (clinically and laboratory) for donors prior to donation
- Blood group testing for donors and patients with the latest scientific techniques (cards) for its high quality and medico-legal importance
- Testing collected blood units for hepatitis C, hepatitis B, AIDS and Syphilis.
- Testing results are given written to donors for free
- Issuing blood and its components for patients after compatibility tests with most accurate techniques (cards)
- Participation with clinicians for type of blood components and quantities needed by the patient and follow-up through laboratory results
- A system of strict quality control on the premises to ensure the safety of all blood units and follow-up to all the steps of continuous evaluation of performance of all members of the staff.
- Fulfillment of hospital patients needs for different components at proper times.
- Good daily stocks ready for emergencies.
- Establishment of efficient blood transfusion policy within hospital departments.
- Advanced highly professional blood transfusion staff.
- Written SOPs based on national and international guidelines for blood transfusion
- Strict quality assurance and infection control systems in place.
- Establishment of a hospital transfusion committee.
- Building up a panel of regular voluntary non-remunerated blood donors among hospital clients.
- Self satisfaction and coordination with nearby hospitals for fulfillment of needs for blood components.
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