Blood Transfusion and IV Fluids Policy


An easy to read, engaging and comprehensive policy outlining your organisation’s approach to Blood Transfusion and IV Fluids in line with statutory obligations.


Blood Transfusion and IV Fluids Policy

An easy to read, user-friendly policy aimed at safeguarding service users and staff in relation to Blood Transfusion and IV Fluids.

This is a comprehensive document with the essential depth and scope required for care businesses –  it details specific CQC fundamental standards, numbered regulations and Key Lines of Enquiry (KLOEs) related to implementation of the policy.

This document has been significantly updated in accordance with legal requirements covering Blood Transfusion and IV fluids.

This comprehensive policy covers:

  • Roles and responsibilities
  • Nursing and allied health professionals
  • Checks prior to administration
  • Administration of blood and components
  • Recommended transfusion times
  • Post-transfusion
  • IV fluids
  • Training

Length: 12 pages

Date reviewed: November 2016

*You will need to remove all reference to “Very Caring Ltd” and replace with your own organisation’s name and details.

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