The UKTLC aims to influence positive changes within the transfusion community through the collaborative identification and promotion of best practice. A biennial survey is sent out to all transfusion laboratories in the UK who report to the Serious Hazards of Transfusion (SHOT) haemovigilance scheme and is intended to represent a ‘snapshot’ of working conditions within the laboratory on a single day.

The results of the 2019 UKTLC survey have been summarised into a poster format (attached, I hope!). It is also accessible via the SHOT website (

Best wishes,
Victoria Tuckley

SHOT Laboratory Incident Specialist
(On behalf of the UKTLC)

UKTLC 2019 summary final.pdf