The BBTS 40th anniversary conference 2023 offers three days of information, inspiration, and collaboration.


The BBTS Annual Conference offers three days of information, inspiration, and collaboration.
Tailored to the specific needs of the transfusion professional, BBTS 2023 brings together delegates from around the globe to share ideas, learn from peers and develop professional contacts.
A three-day programme of 22 sessions includes presentations, talks and workshops delivered by more than 90 speakers. An award ceremony to recognise great work and inspiration in the profession. There will be over one hundred abstract posters on view and also on the conference app, reflecting key work and innovations from all aspects of transfusion. In addition, delegates have the opportunity to network informally at a number of social events, including the spectacular Gala Dinner and Awards Ceremony.
Over 30 exhibitors will be on hand to demonstrate products, advise on services, and answer delegates questions about the latest in transfusion technology and products. Transfusion professionals can take advantage of the opportunity to meet potential new partners & colleagues and learn about cutting edge developments within the field. Bursaries are awarded to assist key works from band 6 or below in the attendance of the event. All activities will be covered on the conference app available to delegates for six months after the event.


All transfusion professionals in the UK, Europe and the world who wish to extend their continuing professional development through an accessible online format with legacy materials being made available. BBTS conference delegates are, Scientists, Transfusion Practitioners, Consultants, Nurses, Doctors, Lab Technicians and a range of other transfusion professionals.


  • Aimi Baird
  • Matt Bend
  • Samantha Bonney, Lead Transfusion Practitioner
  • Dr Catherine Booth, Consultant Haematologist
  • Lucy Bower
  • Dr Su Brailsford
  • Bella Brownhill
  • Dr Jordan Burgess
  • Dr Craig Carroll
  • Simon Carter-Graham
  • Gary Cavanagh
  • Emma Chambers, Higher Specialist Scientist Trainee
  • Falguni Choksey
  • Heather Clarke
  • Ben Clevenger, Consultant Anaesthetist
  • Sasha Cooke
  • Vanja Crew
  • Kelly Cripps
  • Chloe Davidson
  • Dr Jennifer Davies, Transfusion Laboratory Manager
  • Dr Heidi Doughty
  • Kenny Douglas
  • Kerry Dowling
  • Mark Dwight
  • Dr Jenny Easterbrook, Consultant
  • Sara El Hoss, Marie Sklodowska Curie Post-Doctoral Fellow
  • Prof Lise Estcourt
  • Alvin Fabiana
  • Yasin Fozdar, Senior Biomedical Scientist
  • Jan Frayne
  • Danny Gaskin, Biomedical Scientist And Patient Blood Management Practitioner
  • Dr Shannah Gates
  • Chloe George
  • Dr Nick Gleadall
  • Dr James Griffin
  • Marcelo Guerin
  • Katie Hands, Consultant Haematologist
  • Alice Hathaway
  • Dr Heli Harvala
  • Alexander Hogan
  • Ben Holmes
  • Uchechi Izuka
  • Jipsa Jacob, Lead Transfusion Practitioner
  • Alister Jones Blood Health Adviser
  • Andy King-Venables
  • Dr Alan Kitchen
  • Prof Richard Knight
  • Dr Nadia Ladak
  • Dr Jennifer Laird
  • Balanding Manneh, Phd Student
  • Karen Mead, Specialist Practitioner Of Transfusion
  • Igor Meglinski
  • Suzy Morton, Consultant
  • Martin L Olsson, Deputy Dean
  • Dr Nelson Osaro
  • Sue Pavord
  • Geoff Poole, BBTS President
  • Neil Powell
  • Dr Nicole Priddiee
  • Susan Puttock, Transfusion Practitioner
  • Dr Hongchao Qi
  • Fiona Regan
  • Mike Richards
  • Kay Ridgwell
  • Dr Jessica Sandham, Consultant Paediatric Haematologist
  • Dr Tom Scorer
  • Dr Farrukh Shah
  • Peter Smethurst
  • Julie Staves, Transfusion Lab Manager
  • Ian Sullivan
  • Nicola Swarbrick
  • Helen Thom, RCI Development Lead
  • Nicole Thornton
  • Vicky Tuckley
  • Pedro Valle Vallines
  • Lisa Waltham
  • Alice Wardle, Testing Lead Specialist
  • Dr Samantha Warnakulasuriya, Consultant Anaesthetist
  • Dr Alex Wickham, Consultant Anaesthetist
  • Padraig Williams, Laboratory Manager
  • Ruth Wilkie
  • Dr Julia Wolf
  • Tim Wreford-Bush
  • Dr Fumiichiro Yamamoto

For more information, please contact: [email protected]

  • 09:00 - 10/10/2023 to 14:00 - 12/10/2023
  • Harrogate Conference Centre, Kings Road, Harrogate, HG1 5LA, United Kingdom