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

Sample acceptance

Quality Audit Preparation


Sample Acceptance


Pathology Reception

Blood Bank Reception


Any Staff involved in the sample reception:

  • Office/MLA staff
  • BMS staff

Initial preparation:

Locate SOPs:

  • Sample reception
  • Sample rejection
  • Handling urgent work
  • Error logging

Locate sample rejection data

Locate error log records

Locate user handbook/information

Locate staff training records

Additional Evidence required:

Interview staff involved in the process.


1. Inspect SOPs

2. Inspect sample rejection documentation

3. Interview staff

4. Check training records

5. Check methods of communication

Additional requirements: