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

Inspection of the Donor

All donors.

The donor should appear to be in good health. Intoxication, either by alcohol or drugs, should be a reason for not accepting a donor (see Addiction & Drug Abuse in the A-Z Topics ).

A qualified clinical professional must assess disabled donors (see Disabled Donors in the A-Z Topics).

The skin at the venepuncture site should be free from disease.

This section was last updated in WB-DSG Edition 203, Release 01

Last updated 11/09/2013