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#Blood Transfusion

# blood-transfusion - Wednesday 18 December, 2019

Over €10 million paid in compensation to Hepatitis and HIV contaminated blood victims last year
# Blood Transfusion
# Blood Transfusion

Over €10 million paid in compensation to Hepatitis and HIV contaminated blood victims last year

Dec 18th 2019, 8:07 AM 6,322 Views 6 Comments

Some €993 million has been paid in compensation since a Tribunal was established in 1995.

# blood-transfusion - Wednesday 7 August, 2019

Life-saving blood transfusions can now be delivered before patients arrive at hospital
# Dublin And Wicklow
# Dublin And Wicklow

Life-saving blood transfusions can now be delivered before patients arrive at hospital

Aug 7th 2019, 11:53 AM 13,750 Views 29 Comments

This is the first time patients in Ireland will be able to receive transfusions prior to arriving at an emergency department.

# blood-transfusion - Saturday 30 January, 2016

90,000 regular blood donors to be contacted over faulty equipment
# Anaemia
# Anaemia

90,000 regular blood donors to be contacted over faulty equipment

Jan 30th 2016, 2:58 PM 20,469 Views 19 Comments

A problem with equipment meant low haemoglobin levels were not detected in some donors.

# blood-transfusion - Tuesday 17 November, 2015

Irish Blood Transfusion Service: 'We've been exposing donors to developing anaemia'
# Blood Donation
# Blood Donation

Irish Blood Transfusion Service: 'We've been exposing donors to developing anaemia'

Nov 17th 2015, 8:11 AM 20,048 Views 22 Comments

A new test introduced in July last year has been failing to identify donors with an iron deficiency.

# blood-transfusion - Monday 12 January, 2015

A 5-year-old girl contracted HIV from a blood transfusion
# Blood Center
# Blood Center

A 5-year-old girl contracted HIV from a blood transfusion

Jan 12th 2015, 2:11 PM 12,706 Views 13 Comments

According to the National Health and Family Planning Commission – nearly half a million people are living with HIV/AIDS in China.

# blood-transfusion - Friday 24 May, 2013

More blood donations needed to meet demand of ageing populations
# Blood Donors
# Blood Donors

More blood donations needed to meet demand of ageing populations

May 24th 2013, 6:45 AM 5,484 Views 56 Comments

A study shows that more blood donors will be needed in the future to cater for the ‘grey tsunami of ageing populations’ and the complex surgeries they will be getting.

# blood-transfusion - Thursday 9 February, 2012

Blood platelet service to be cancelled due to staff shortage
# Health
# Health

Blood platelet service to be cancelled due to staff shortage

Feb 9th 2012, 7:00 PM 4,051 Views 10 Comments

Blood Transfusion Service finding it difficult to retain staff for specialised job with anti-social hours.

# blood-transfusion - Friday 23 September, 2011

Need for discussions between hospitals and Jehovah's Witness patients
# Blood Transfusion
# Blood Transfusion

Need for discussions between hospitals and Jehovah's Witness patients

Sep 23rd 2011, 4:37 PM 3,203 Views 16 Comments

An Irish court has granted an order allowing The Coombe Hospital to give a blood transfusion to a baby despite the objections of her parents, who are Jehovah’s Witnesses.