Perth Haematology :: Dr Steven Ward
The Australian Red Cross Blood Service (ARCBS) provides blood and blood products for use within Australia. It collects blood from volunteer donors, processes the blood to provide the blood products and sends plasma to CSL (Commonwealth Serum Labs) to make specialised plasma products. ARCBS is responsible for ensuring safe and continuing supply of blood.
Facts from ARCBS:
SUMMARY OF TRANSFUSION GUIDELINES
NHRMC/ASBT Clinical Practice Guidelines on the use of Blood Components 2002