A range of new measures to improve the safety of blood transfusions has been announced by the National Patient Safety Agency.

The measures will include photo ID cards for regular patients and electronic tracking systems for patients and blood.

The NPSA has drawn up the measures in conjunction with the Serious Hazards of Transfusion (SHOT) and the chief medical officer's national blood transfusion committee.

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A range of new measures to improve the safety of blood transfusions has been announced by the National Patient Safety Agency.

The measures will include photo ID cards for regular patients and electronic tracking systems for patients and blood.

The NPSA has drawn up the measures in conjunction with the Serious Hazards of Transfusion (SHOT) and the chief medical officer's national blood transfusion committee.

Read more here