Having a transfusion

Having a transfusion
Having a transfusion

The resources in this section cover:

On the day

Receiving your transfusion safely involves a number of important steps which involve you, and hospital and laboratory staff.

Before a transfusion

Treatment with blood transfusion is carefully considered in discussion with your doctor. Find out more about your condition and treatment options to make an informed decision about your transfusion.

After a transfusion

If you are going home after your transfusion you will need to make sure you know how to contact the hospital or doctor if you start to feel unwell.

Having a transfusion

Find out what questions to ask your doctor about transfusion, what will happen on the day and what to expect afterwards.