Recent national initiatives in blood transfusion safety in the UK have created the need for an expansion in haematologists subspecializing (wholly or in part) in transfusion medicine. In 2008, there are 62 transfusion consultants in the UK, but only 42 are full time, and only 19 have hospital sessions. Despite the need for expansion, recruitment appears difficult. The English blood transfusion service, National Health Service Blood and Transplant (NHSBT), is undergoing major reconfiguration, ...Expand abstract
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Towards better blood transfusion--recruitment and training.
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