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

Sample acceptance

Quality Audit Preparation

Process:

Sample Acceptance

Area:

Pathology Reception

Blood Bank Reception

Auditees:

Any Staff involved in the sample reception:

  • Office/MLA staff
  • BMS staff

Initial preparation:

Locate SOPs:

  • Sample reception
  • Sample rejection
  • Handling urgent work
  • Error logging

Locate sample rejection data

Locate error log records

Locate user handbook/information

Locate staff training records

Additional Evidence required:

Interview staff involved in the process.

Interviews/process:

1. Inspect SOPs

2. Inspect sample rejection documentation

3. Interview staff

4. Check training records

5. Check methods of communication

Additional requirements:

N/A