Serious Hazards of Transfusion (SHOT) Annual Report 2016

July 2017

SHOT publishes an annual report which identifies any risks and problems and makes recommendations to improve patient safety, helping to reduce and manage any serious adverse issues with blood transfusion. The 20th Annual Report covering 2016 was published in July 2017. The College is a key affiliate of SHOT, a UK wide organisation, established in 1995, to collect and analyse anonymised information on adverse events and reactions in blood transfusion from all healthcare organisations that are involved in the transfusion of blood and blood components.