COVID-19 resources

COVID-19 Pandemic Update
ANZSBT has curated a set of resources on the COVID-19 pandemic. These resources are up-to-date at time of publication, however the situation is changing rapidly and you should ensure that any information you use is up-to-date.

Blood Service, Hospital and Transfusion Medicine Resources

Australian Red Cross Lifeblood:
Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and safety and sufficiency of the blood supply  (health professional information)
Novel Coronavirus Update (donor information)

New Zealand Blood Service:
Important information for Blood Donors regarding COVID-19 (novel coronavirus)

National Blood Authority:
Response to Novel Coronavirus
National Blood Supply Contingency Plan
Blood Managment during COVID-19 poster

Asia Pacific Blood Network:
Rapid Brief White Paper 2019 Novel Coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2); Expected challenges and risks to blood safety

Resources on the COVID-19 Outbreak; includes webinars, forums and links.
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Coronavirus Resources. Tips for Hospitals: Extending the Blood Supply, and a Statement on Coronavirus and Blood Donation

World Health Organisation (WHO):
Protecting the Blood Supply During Infectious Disease Outbreaks. Guidance for National Blood Services

NHS Blood and Transplant:
Information and Updates to Help Clinical and Laboratory Staff Manage the Impact of COVID-19


Treating haematology and oncology patients


General Resources