Closed Public Consultations

The National Blood Authority (NBA) has recently undertaken the following public consultations. Thank you to all those who have provided submissions. Outcomes of past consultations will be posted here as information is made available. To access consultations that are still open please visit our Public Consultation page.

If you have any questions please email submissions [at] blood.gov.au.

Public consultation on the proposed changes to the Criteria for the clinical use of intravenous immunoglobulin in Australia

Public consultation on the proposed changes to the Criteria for the clinical use of intravenous immunoglobulin in Australia closed at 5pm on Friday 9 June 2017. Feedback will be considered by the National Blood Authority and the National Immunoglobulin Governance Advisory Committee as appropriate before being presented to the Jurisdictional Blood Committee for consideration on behalf of funding governments.

BloodSTAR will be updated when the revised Criteria have been approved.  The NBA will communicate the changes to all key stakeholders at that time.

If you have any questions please contact the Immunoglobulin Governance Program Team at IgGovernance [at] blood.gov.au

More Closed public consultations

Other Outcomes

Development of Clinical Indications for Platelets to Inform the Development of the National Blood Supply Contingency Plan (NBSCP) – Platelet Annex

  • Outcomes from this consultation will be made available shortly.

Development of Clinical Indications for CMV Seronegative Blood Components to Inform the Development of the National Blood Supply Contingency Plan (NBSCP) – Platelet Annex

  • Outcomes from this consultation will be made available shortly. 

Clinical Indications for Apheresis and Whole Blood Pooled Platelets

  • Outcomes from this consultation will be made available shortly. 

Development of draft Guidance for the Provision of Intraoperative Cell Salvage

  • Guidance for the provision of Intraoperative Cell Salvage is now available here

Blood and Blood Product Transfers

  • Outcomes from this consultation will be made available shortly.

Draft Patient Blood Management Guidelines Companion

  • Outcomes from this consultation will be made available shortly.

Preoperative Anaemia Identification, Assessment and Management Case Study

  • The preoperative anaemia identification, assessment and management case study is now available here.