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KHP in partnership with the National Transfusion Practitioner Network is proud to present an event specifically for TPs and their interests.

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TP2021 is a 3 day virtual national conference specifically developed for Transfusion Practitioners from both large and small hospital Trusts, covering topics highlighted as being of special interest to TPs.

TP2021 will be a fabulous opportunity to understand, learn and develop your practice as well as networking with your peers virtually from around the country.


DAY 1 Monday 28 June

10:00 – 10:15 Welcome from Dr Sue Robinson, Clinical Director for Haematology, Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital

10:15 – 10:30 Update on NTPN, its achievements and future Samantha Conran, Croydon Health Service NHS Trust

10:30 – 11:00 Transgender Transfusion Alex Liversidge, Lecturer, Biomedical Sciences / School of Clinical & Applied Sciences, Leeds Beckett University

11:00 – 11:15 TP Role in Major Incidents Rachel Moss, Transfusion Practitioner, Great Ormond Street Hospital

11:15 – 11:55 Quiz of the day

Close 11:55 – 12:00 Wrap up and thank you

DAY 2 Tuesday 29 June

10:00 – 10:15 Nightingale Hospital (setting up and running the Transfusion Service) Helinor McAleese, Specialist Transfusion Practitioner, Barts Health NHS

10:15 – 10:30 North West Nightingale (setting up and running the Transfusion Service) Carmel Parker, Lead Transfusion Practitioner, Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust

10:30 – 10:45 Building transfusion processes at Nightingale North East, Alison Muir, Lead Clinical Scientist Blood Transfusion, Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

10.45 – 11:00 Q&As

11:00 – 11:15 Providing convalescent plasma Lise Estcourt, Consultant Haematologist, Clinical Lead for the National Comparative Audit in Blood Transfusion, Director of NHSBT Clinical Trials Unit

11:15 – 11:55 Quiz of the day

Close 11:55 – 12:00 Wrap up and thank you

DAY 3 Wednesday 30 June

10:00 – 10:30 Patient Blood Management and The PREVENTT Study Professor Toby Richards, Head Department of Surgery, University of Western Australia

10:30 – 11:00 IV Iron Rachel Holmes, Assistant Transfusion/IV Iron, Practitioner, Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Ann Minogue, Queens Romford and Elizabeth Tatam, Specialist Practitioner in Transfusion, Surrey and Sussex Healthcare

11:00 – 11:30 Transfusion issues in patients with Sickle Cell Disease Prof Jo Howard, Consultant Haematologist, Honorary Professor in Haemoglobinopathies, Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital

11:30 – 11:55 Sickle Cell Case Studies, Karen Madgwick, Deputy Clinical Lead for Blood Transfusion, North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust

Close 11:55 – 12:00 Thank you and feedback

Registered attendees will be provided with a link to join the meeting via MS Teams.

Please be aware that you will need to have RSVP'd for this event to be able to join.

The workshop will be recorded and a link will be provided to registered attendees following the event.

If you have any queries then please contact Priscilla Douglas at ; Mobile 07980 252 354.

We would love you to join for the 3 days however if you can only attend 1 or 2 days we would still encourage you to register and join on the days you can.

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