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History And Back Ground

Voluntary blood donation has been an integral part of the KMCH, Blood Bank, which was started on 1981 with the aim to fulfill the Blood crisis in our hospital.

The Blood Bank conforms to all the mandatory regulations laid down by the drugs & cosmetics act 1940 & the drugs and cosmetics rules.

Blood components separation started from September 2009, Round the clock we provide the services.

Organization


The blood bank comprises of

Dr. Ravindran, MBBS, DCP
Dr.BEENA, MBBS, DCP
S/N. Mrs. Vijaya Suguan
S/N. Mrs. Janabai
S/n. Mrs. Vatchala
Tech/ Asst Mr. Anand Kishore

Technicians

Mrs. Saroja
Mrs. Gowri
Mrs. Renuka
Miss. Sujatha

Annually 4000 volunteers has been donating blood. Where our requirement of issuing blood has been 5000 units per year approximately.

Available Blood Components

Whole Blood
Packed Cell (Red Cells)
Fresh frozen plasma (FFP)
Platelets

Tests Done & Services

Voluntary Blood donation camps
Screening T.T.D.S
HIV 1 & HIV 2
HBV
HCV
VDRL
Malaria
Cell grouping & serum Grouping
Cross matching (Compatibility)
Hb% Estimation for Blood donors
Special tests like
DCT
ICT
Du antigen test
Antibody Screening test
Training for laboratory technicians
Training for nursing students
Training for staff Nurses
Course for P.G. M.D (Pathology) students
Training for medical officers (Govt Blood bank medical officers)
Component separation

Blood Donation & Camps

We receive mainly from voluntary blood donors and other donors are family donors, directed donors, autologous donors. Donors will be selected as per standard operating procedure.

We conduct blood donation camps with the help of NGO’s of average about 4-6 camps per month.

24 hr’s services

We provide round the clock service to all the departments which require blood at appropriate time in KMCH. We arrange blood from other Government Hospitals in Chennai, which we don’t have and we issue the blood to other government hospitals which they are in need.

Contact Us

Email : kmchbloodbank@gmail.com

Phone : 044 – 28364955

Blood Bank

 

Dept. of Transfusion Medicine and Blood Bank
Government Royapettah Hospital

Introduction

Govt. Royapettah Hospital is located at the heart of chennai city and caters to the needs of poor people in and around central chennai. Accident and trauma cases and cancer patients get treated in a large number in this prestigious institution. Blood bank in GRH functions for more than 40 years being headed by pioneers in transfusion services and has been functioning efficiently since then.

Regulation and infrastructure

The Royapettah Government Blood Bank has been licensed. By state licensing authority and central licence approving authority Licence number- 13/28 C granted on 10.11.1994.
Blood bank is strengthened with qualified persons.
Financial support for all routine functioning of the blood bank is provided by TANSACS.
Voluntary blood donation, promotion , motivation programs and activities are carried out along with NGO’s.
Regular orientation and Refresher training session has been attended by
Blood bank Medical officers
Staff nurses
Lab Technicians
Counselors
In Royapettah Hospital Blood bank with constant support from CAPACS, TANSACS and NGO’s the percentage of voluntary blood donors is around 100% .
HIV status among voluntary blood donors is reduced to 0.03 %

Our Blood Bank conforms to all the mandatory regulations laid down by the Drugs & cosmetics act 1940 and Drugs and cosmetics rules.

Organization

The blood bank comprises of

Professor Dr. R. Chandra, MBBS., DCP.,
Assistant Professors Dr. D. Kalpanaraj , MBBS., DCP.,
Dr. P. Thamilmani , MBBS., DCP.,
Staff Nurses S/N Mrs. Amudha
S/N Mrs. Dhanalaksmi
S/N Mrs. Kuppulakshmi
S/N Mrs. Bharathi
Lab Supervisor Mrs. G. Arunadevi
Lab Technician Mr. R. Srinivasan
Mrs. R. Kaliammal
Counselor Mr. S. Sugumar
Hospital Worker Mr. M. Manimohan
Mr. N. Mahendran
Blood Transportation
Van Driver
Mr. Mohammed ghouse basha

We collect around 3600 units of blood every year and we issue around 3000 units of blood every year.

Available Blood component

Whole blood.

Services Provided

Voluntary blood donation camps
Screening TTDS
HIV 1 & 2
HBV
HCV
VDRL
Malaria
Cell grouping & Serum grouping (Tube method)
Cross matching ( Compatibility ) – Coomb’s Technique
Hb % estimation for blood donors by calorimetric method
Special tests like
Direct coomb’s test (D.C.T)
Indirect coomb’s test (I.C.T)
DU antigen test
Antibody screening test

Academic Activities

Training for Lab technicians
Training for Staff Nurses
Training for Medical officers ( Govt. Blood Bank medical officers )
Training for CRRI & Post Graduates
Blood donation awareness programs in colleges & schools.

Blood Donation Camps

Blood donors are voluntary, autologous and family relative donors.
Donors are screened and selected as per standard operating procedure.
We attend an average of 3 – 5 blood camps per month with the help of NGO’s.

24 hours service

We provide round the clock service to all departments which require blood at appropriate time in GRH. We arrange blood from other Govt. Hospitals in chennai in case of need ( rare Groups ). We also issue blood to other Govt. hospitals in chennai as and when required. Walk in Donor are promoted in case of emergencies.

Statistics

Year VD donor RD donor Total Issued GRH Issued
OH
HIV HBV HCV VDRL MALARIA CAMPS

2000

2937

623

3560

2367

1124

63

96

NIL

6

NIL

45

2001

2193

1175

3370

2495

502

85

111

39

3

NIL

33

2002

1449

1627

3076

3066

345

47

103

21

2

NIL

24

2003

2082

1259

3341

2985

391

35

106

17

6

NIL

22

2004

3122

616

3798

3122

595

13

64

35

8

NIL

35

2005

3291

560

3779

3182

574

17

80

31

8

NIL

31

2006

3039

790

3829

3012

848

5

81

7

NIL

NIL

33

2007

3586

45

3631

2395

1470

5

75

5

3

NIL

43

2008

3300

NIL

3300

2271

856

2

51

NIL

NIL

NIL

42

2009

2728

NIL

2728

2413

834

1

51

6

NIL

NIL

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New Initiative

Donor Enrollment

3600 new Blood donors to be identified by Blood grouping and awareness creation camps.

Quality Goal at Department of Transfusion Medicine and Blood Bank

To make voluntary blood donation – 100 % always.
To make safe and quality blood / blood components available to all patients during emergencies and as and when needed.
Implementing uniform standard operating procedure for good manufacturing practice.

Requirements

1. Infrastructure

New building that conforms to the specification laid down by the Drug and Cosmetics act, for whole blood collection / Blood component preparation and storage . Pheresis / and also with teaching facilities.
Increase in staff pattern ( staff nurse / Lab technician )
Social worker.

2. Equipments

Donor Couch
Blood bank refrigerator
Cell separator – for plasma pheresis

Contact Us

Email : Chandra56r@gmail.com.

Phone : 044-28482611.

 
 
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