Patient Blood Management Links

AABB - Patient Blood Managment

Australia National Blood Authority
Patient Blood Management Guidelines

Society for the Advancement of Blood Management (SABM)

Network for Advancement of Transfusion Alternatives (NATA)

Patient Blood Management and Twitter

QIST Anaemia: @QIST anaemia

SABM: @bloodmgmt
Dr. Sandy Minck: @DrSandy Minck
Dr Yulia Lin: @dryulialin 
PBM England: PBM_NHS

Provincial Blood Coordinating Offices (alphabetical):

Public Health Agency of Canada

Alberta Health Services - Anemia Management Program

British Columbia Provincial Blood Coordinating Office

Manitoba Health, Provincial Blood Programs Office

New Brunswick

Newfoundland and Labrador Provincial Blood Coordinating Program

Nova Scotia Provincial Blood Coordinating Program 

Northwest Territories
Alberta and NWT - elements of an effective blood utilization / patient blood management program

Ontario Blood Programs Coordinating Office
(see Participants page)

Prince Edward Island
Blood Services

Québec (French) (English)

Transfusion Medicine - Information for regional health authorities, health professionals, hospitals and other regional health facilities


American Association of Blood Banks (AABB)

Australian Red Cross Blood Service

Bloody Easy 4: Blood Transfusions, Blood Alternatives, Transfusion Reactions. A Guide to transfusion Medicine

Canadian Blood Services (CBS)

Canadian Society for Transfusion Medicine (CSTM)

Canada’s Transfusion Safety Officers

Z902-15 - Blood and blood components: A National Standard of Canada (2015)
Canadian Standards Association (CSA Group); Standards Council of Canada. (member download)
Available for purchase from:
or through the CSTM office at

Health Canada – Drugs and Health Products (including blood)


Institute for Quality Management in Healthcare (IQMH) (Laboratory Accreditation)

International Society of Blood Transfusion

Jehovah’s Witnesses

McMaster Center for Transfusion Research (MCTR)

National Advisory Committee on Blood and Blood Products

National Blood Service: National Health Service (NHS), UK


Ontario Hospital Association (OHA)

Ontario Laboratory Accreditation (OLA)

Ontario Regional Blood Coordinating Network (ORBCoN)

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre – Transfusion Medicine Program

The British Society for Haematology Guidelines

Transfusion Quality Management Program (TraQ) Program

Updated January 2019


Legal disclaimer: This site has been developed for informational and educational purposes only. The site is not a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment

© 2023. Ontario Transfusion Coordinators. All rights reserved.