JPAC Joint United Kingdom (UK) Blood Transfusion and Tissue Transplantation Services Professional Advisory Committee

EU Directives and Regulations

Human Blood and Blood Components

UK Blood Safety and Quality Regulations (BSQR)

    www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2005/50/contents/made#top

BSQR amendments

    www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2005/1098/contents/made
    www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2005/2898/contents/made
    www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2006/2013/contents/made
    www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2016/604/note/made

EU Directives

Standards of quality and safety for the collection, testing, processing, storage and distribution of human blood and blood components.

Certain technical requirements for blood and blood components.

Traceability requirements and notification of serious adverse reactions and events.

Community standards and specifications relating to a quality system for blood establishments.

allowing temporary derogations to certain eligibility criteria for whole blood and blood components donors laid down in Annex III to Directive 2004/33/EC in the context of a risk of shortage caused by the Influenza A(H1N1) pandemic.

amending Directive 2004/33/EC as regards temporary deferral criteria for donors of allogeneic blood donations

amending Directive 2005/62/EC as regards quality system standards and specifications for blood establishments

EU web page

    http://ec.europa.eu/health/blood_tissues_organs/policy/index_en.htm

Human Tissues and cells

The Human Tissue (Quality and Safety for Human Application) Regulations 2007
    www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2007/1523/pdfs/uksi_20071523_en.pdf

EU Directives

Setting standards of quality and safety for the donation, procurement, testing, processing, preservation, storage and distribution of human tissues and cells

Technical requirements for the donation, procurement and testing of human tissues and cells

Traceability requirements, notification of serious adverse reactions and events and certain technical requirements for the coding, processing, preservation, storage and distribution of human tissues and cells

EU web page
    http://ec.europa.eu/health/blood_tissues_organs/policy/index_en.htm

Human Organs

EU web page
    http://ec.europa.eu/health/blood_tissues_organs/policy/index_en.htm