Donors must positively identify themselves by volunteering their name, date of birth and permanent address. The identity of the donor must be recorded and linked to the donation record.
Health and medical history, provided on a questionnaire and through a confidential personal interview performed by a qualified health professional, must be assessed. This will include relevant factors that may assist in identifying and screening out persons whose donation could present a health risk to others, such as the possibility of transmitting diseases, or health risks to themselves. Donors must be selected in accordance with the current JPAC Donor Selection Guidelines2 which form a constituent part of Chapter 3.
The donor must sign the donor questionnaire. This must then be countersigned by the qualified health professional responsible for obtaining the health history confirming that the donor has: