Advisory Committee on the Safety of Blood, Tissues and Organs: meeting papers

SaBTO holds up to four meetings per year, plus an open meeting on a subject of general interest.

From spring 2012, SaBTO aims to publish meeting agendas and supporting papers in addition to minutes. Papers may be redacted in line with the Freedom of Information Act, for example when SaBTO considers information which is commercially confidential or includes research data which have not yet been published.

Read papers of SaBTO meetings published before October 2011

SaBTO meeting papers – 11 September 2012

The Advisory Committee on the Safety of Blood, Tissues and Organs (SaBTO) met on 11 September 2012 and discussed a range of topics including proposed new work to be undertaken by SaBTO on the risks associated with certain donors and … Read more → – SaBTO meeting papers – 11 September 2012

SaBTO meeting papers – 9 March 2012

At its meeting on 9 March 2012, Advisory Committee on the Safety of Blood, Tissues and Organs (SaBTO) discussed topics including the importation of fresh frozen plasma, prion filtration of red blood cells and double red cell collection as measures … Read more → – SaBTO meeting papers – 9 March 2012

SaBTO meeting papers – 11 October 2011

SaBTO holds an Open Meeting each year.  On 11 October, the 2011 Open Meeting was on the subject of ‘Patient consent to blood transfusion’.  The meeting was well attended, and following presentations there was a session for questions, discussion and … Read more → – SaBTO meeting papers – 11 October 2011

SaBTO meeting papers – 10 October 2011

At its meeting on 10 October 2011, SaBTO discussed topics including the outcome of the review of evidence around provision of cytomegalovirus screened blood components to prevent the transmission of cytomegalovirus through transfusions; and updates on other work, including patient … Read more → – SaBTO meeting papers – 10 October 2011

SaBTO meeting papers – 3 May 2011

Minutes At its meeting on 3 May 2011, SaBTO discussed topics including the outcome of the review of blood donor selection criteria for men who have had sex with men, and commercial sex workers; and a planned change of status … Read more → – SaBTO meeting papers – 3 May 2011