[PDF] Whole blood and component donor selection guidelines. Edition 203 - Published 1 June 2010. Release 42 - Published 17 September 2018

UK Blood Transfusion and Tissue Transplantation Services (UKBTS)
Publication date:
17 September 2018


These guidelines apply to donors giving whole blood or blood components (red cells, platelets, plasma and granulocytes) for therapeutic use. Donors are selected firstly to ensure that they do not come to harm from giving their donation and secondly to ensure that their donation is unlikely to harm any recipient.