Title Management and quality assurance
Type Stage Two
Code HLS168
Requirement Compulsory

Module objective

By the end of the training period trainees will, in respect of management and quality assurance, be able to:

  • analyse, synthesise, evaluate and apply knowledge
  • perform, adapt and master a range of technical and clinical skills and procedures
  • demonstrate the attitudes and behaviours necessary for professional practice as a consultant clinical scientist dealing with the complexities, uncertainties and tensions of professional practice at this level.

Knowledge and understanding

By the end of the training period the trainee will be able to demonstrate the ability to analyse, evaluate and synthesise relevant knowledge and its application to their professional practice in relation to

  • the UK Blood Safety and Quality Regulations 2005 and the regulatory framework pertaining to good manufacturing practice and clinical governance.
  • audit systems and audit methodology
  • current relevant clinical guidelines and product specifications
  • information technology within the transfusion service and in a hospital blood bank.
  • haemovigilance SABRE and SHOT.
  • the UK BSQR2005 and the EU Blood Directive, traceability and product recall.

Technical and clinical skills

By the end of the training period the trainee will be able to demonstrate a critical understanding of current relevant research, theory and knowledge and its application to the performance, adaptation and mastery of the following technical procedures and laboratory skills:

  • know the sources and content of relevant guidelines and product specifications
  • know the basic structures and requirements for a viable IT system
  • understand needs and systems for appropriate haemovigilance and requirements for a product recall system

Attitudes and behaviours

This module has no attitude and behaviours information.


Code Title Action
HLS1-2-3-20 Haematology (Transfusion) [v1] View