Victoria's Blood Matters Program has developed consumer information resources with input from consumers/patients.
There are resources for adults and children receiving blood transfusions and Rh-D Immunoglobulin. Some of this information is available in languages other than English.
A caveat on information supplied
All information and policies that are included as examples are only current at the time the document/s were made available to Blood Matters. Individual health services should be contacted to ascertain the currency of the policies and practices. The tools are not endorsed by Blood Matters unless stated otherwise. Information sharing occurs on the understanding that due acknowledgement will be given to the original source. Seek permission from the original source before using or applying any policy, protocol or guidelines.
Patient blood management
Visual transfusion pathways
Where all or part of the Bendigo Health or Blood Matters resources are adopted, the following acknowledgement should be used: 'Patient information developed by Bendigo Health', 'Patient information developed by Blood Matters.'
Resources in community languages
Consumer information regarding immunoglobulin therapy
Reviewed 12 November 2021