News

24 June 2021

The Guideline for the prophylactic use of RhD immunoglobulin in pregnancy care was released on 28 May 2021, and is available on the NBA website.

03 May 2021

For the first time, we're throwing the doors open - at least the virtual ones - to what has previously been an invitation-only face-to-face meeting. 

The 16th National Strategic Blood Forum was attended by around 300 people and hosted by Australian Red Cross Lifeblood on 31 March 2021.

This year’s virtual event provided the unique opportunity to bring a range of stakeholders within the Australian blood sector together to share their perspectives on important issues.

Click here to see the experts, topics and presentations on offer.

22 March 2021

The 2020 transfusion-transmissible infections in Australia surveillance report is now available and can be found here.

22 March 2021

Lifeblood has now transitioned to a 7-day shelf life for platelet components This change has been almost 10 years in the making.

01 March 2021

From 1 March 2021, the imported intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIg) product, Octagam 10%, and a new imported 

22 February 2021

You asked for us to explore some of the 'hot' questions raised by the Blood Book: Australian Blood Administration Handbook - and we listened.

01 February 2021

Lifeblood is introducing a new Laboratory Information System (LIMS) to manage Red Cell Reference testing

06 January 2021

Would you be interested in a Lifeblood Viscoelastic Haemostatic Assay (VHA) tool for our iTransfuse App? We'd love it if you'd take part in a quick survey here.

06 January 2021

Join us for an innovative 2-day transfusion workshop on 13 March and 14 March which provides a case-based practical review of common and important serological and clinical issues.

02 January 2021

Each month, we look forward to bringing you what we're talking about at Lifeblood - and a commentary of these published articles of interest by one of our transfusion experts, Katie Havelberg.