Department of Health

Audit tool for pre-operative crossmatch practices

This audit tool has been designed to help organisations gain an understanding of pre-operative transfusion practice. Additionally, it can be used to provide evidence that an organisation is working towards/meeting the following NSQHS Standard 7 criteria:

  • 7.8.2 Action is taken to minimising wastage of blood and blood products
  • 7.4.1 Quality improvement activities are undertaken to reduce the risks of patient harm from transfusion practices and the clinical use of blood and blood products


Policies and guidelines
Date published
16 Nov 2015
3 pages

Reviewed 17 November 2015

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