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

Handbook of Transfusion Medicine

The Handbook of Transfusion Medicine was withdrawn on 29 February 2024.

All existing physical and digital copies are now considered obsolete by JPAC.



Alternative resources can be found at:

Further resources will be signposted here as they become available.


NEW education and reference resource for transfusion - April 2024

The NHSBT PBM England team are pleased to announce the launch of Blood Essentials. A new comprehensive education and reference tool for blood transfusion. As an interactive PDF it is designed to support new Transfusion Practitioners (TPs) establish their knowledge base and assist TPs and healthcare professionals involved in blood transfusion in day-to-day practice.

It is available at