The National Blood Authority (NBA) is currently undertaking the following public consultations. The NBA welcomes comments from individuals or groups on topics in the required formats and timeframes.
If you have any questions please contact the contact officer for each public consultation topic or email submissions [at] blood [dot] gov [dot] au.
To view outcomes from previous consultations visit Closed Public Consultations.
Red Blood Cell Clinical Audit and Massive Transfusion Protocol Clinical Audit Tools
The National Blood Authority is conducting a public consultation on two draft clinical audits:
- Red Blood Cell Clinical Audit Tool
- Massive Transfusion Protocol Clinical Audit Tool
Clinical audits can be used to improve patient outcomes through the collection of data to identify practice improvement opportunities.
We invite interested individuals, groups and organisations to comment on the Audits and encourage you to advise your colleagues of its availability for public comment.
While the audits will eventually be made available as adaptable Excel files, they have been provided for the purposes of public consultation in .PDF format as the National Blood Authority is only seeking comment on the audits content.
The draft Audit Tools and submission templates are available below:
- Massive Transfusion Protocol Clinical Audit Tool (pdf) (544.14 KB)
- Massive Transfusion Protocol Clinical Audit Tool - Submission Template (docx) (46.34 KB)
- Red Blood Cell Clinical Audit Tool (pdf) (595.99 KB)
- Red Blood Cell Clinical Audit Tool - Submission Template (docx) (45.96 KB)
Please mail your submission to submissions [at] blood [dot] gov [dot] au
If you prefer, you can provide your submission by mail to:
Patient Blood Management
Blood Sector Clinical Development
National Blood Authority
Locked Bag 8430
CANBERRA ACT 2601
or fax to: (02) 6151 5300
The closing date for submissions is Friday, 19 September 2014.