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Need advice?

Blood Bank Staff:
Contact Blood Bank staff via the switchboard of your local District Health Board

Blood Bank is open 24 hours a day 7 days a week but depending on the Blood Bank, some of this may be on an on-call basis

Blood Bank is located in the largest public hospital within the District Health Board

Transfusion Nurse Specialist:
Contact an NZBS Transfusion Nurse Specialist via your local Blood Bank

Transfusion Medicine Specialist:
Office hours: your local TMS can be contacted via the Blood Bank of your local District Health Board .

Out of hours: A TMS is on call nationally. Please contact the Blood Bank of your local District Health Board and ask to be put through.

Haematologists: Haematologists employed by your local DHB are available through an on call roster. To consult with the Haematologist call the telephone operator.

NZBS TNS group

NZBS Transfusion Nurse Specialist group

Left to Right: Richard Charlewood (co-ordinator), Liz Thrift (MidCentral), Graeme Sykes (Counties Manukau), Fiona King (Capital & Coast), Susan Mercer (Canterbury), Suzi Rishworth (Southern), Esther Cramer-Hamelink (Northland), Jomyn Diedericks (Waitemata), Christopher Corkery (Waikato), Soyoung Choi Maxwell (Auckland)