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Haemovigilance System

SHOT (Serious Hazards of Transfusion) is the UK’s professionally led, independent haemovigilance organisation, and has been collecting data since 1996.

Serious Hazards of Transfusion

Haemovigilance Reports


SHOT Annual Report 2009 (published July 2010)


Blood Transfusion Organisation



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    • IHS 2018 in Manchester

      Dear colleagues, We are delighted to announce that the next IHN seminar will be held on Tuesday 10 July and Wednesday 11 July 2018, at The Lowry Theatre in Manchester, UK. The seminar will be organized in collaboration with SHOT (Serious Hazards of Transfusion) and will be followed by the Annual SHOT Symposium, at the same venue, on Thursday [...]

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    • Upcoming IHN seminar activities

      Dear colleagues As previously announced, as part of IHN’s Strategic Plan to partner with national societies and haemovigilance programs, IHN will participate in: The XV annual congress of the Mexican Association of Transfusion Medicine in Guadalajara, Mexico from 20-23 September 2017. Haemovigilance topics will be included on 20 and 21 September. The 50th annual congress [...]

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    • IHN General Assembly 2017

      The 2017 IHN General Assembly will be held on Sunday 18th June from 12.00-12.45 Central European Summer Time, following the ISBT Haemovigilance Working Party meeting at the ISBT regional congress in Copenhagen. The ISBT Working Party meeting will be held from 8.30-12 noon.  For those of you attending the ISBT congress, we hope you can attend the [...]

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    • IHN seminar 2017

      In 2017 IHN will collaborate with the DGTI (Deutschen Gesellschaft für Transfusionsmedizin und Immunhämatologie) to organise joint sessions at the DGIT Congress in Cologne, 24-27 October. As part of IHN’s new strategic plan, endorsed by the last IHN General Assembly, the International Seminar will be organised bi-annually, in the even years. In alternate years IHN [...]

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