Registering

You need to complete 2 steps to register for BloodSTAR access:

  1. BloodPortal(Opens in a new tab/window) user registration – a single username and password for all NBA systems

   2. BloodSTAR role request – for access to your facility.

Transcript can be found here.

 

Prescribers and nurse practitioners (medical officers)

(from this source page: https://blood.gov.au/medical-officer(Opens in a new tab/window) - note the user registration tip sheet is already included above)

Creating an initial authorisation request

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Submitting an Ig dispense request for an individual

Submitting Ig authorisation requests while access to a facility is pending

Previously called 'Submitting an emergency authorisation'.

Recalling or resubmitting an authorisation request

Requesting a product and dose change or extra dose

Dose change requests

Requesting subcutaneous immunoglobulin (SCIg) product

Recording review outcomes

When an approved Ig authorisation is nearing or has just exceeded its expiry date, BloodSTAR will:

  • notify medical officers involved with the authorisation
  • prompt them to submit review outcomes
  • give them an option to submit a Continuing Authorisation Request.

Requesting an authorisation under a new condition

Using the Medical Officer Homepage

Medical Officer Notifications

[document Medical officer notifications(Opens in a new tab/window) PDF]

[document Medical officer notifications(Opens in a new tab/window) DOCX]

Changing between roles

Transferring care of a patient to another specialist or facility

Searching for a patient's authorisation request

BloodSTAR SCIg Dose Request Tip Sheet

Managing broken vials

BloodSTAR Adding a Do Not Prescribe to a Patient Record

Nurses, midwives and administrative support

Nurse and midwife home page

Searching for a patient’s authorisation request

Creating a dispense request for an authorised patient

Requesting Ig for multiple patients

Requesting Ig for individual patients

Requesting Ig for a patient from another facility/state and the travelling patient

Requesting an individual subcutaneous immunoglobulin (SCIg) dose

Requesting multiple subcutaneous immunoglobulin (SCIg) doses

Changing between roles

Transferring care of a patient to another specialist or facility

Managing broken vials

BloodSTAR Adding a Do Not Prescribe to a Patient Record

Dispensers

Creating a dispense from an authorisation record

Create a return-to-stock episode

Actioning dispense discrepancies

Searching for dispense episodes

Dispensing from a dispense request

Authorisation search

Managing broken vials

Facility administrators

Reviewing and actioning user access requests

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Changing between roles

Providing access to new facility administrators

Creating pre-approval for BloodSTAR access

Deactivating or editing a user's access details

Last updated: 27 Mar 2024