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    About the Scheme

    The Blood Stocks Management Scheme (BSMS) was established to understand and improve blood inventory management across the blood supply chain.

    Central to its work is VANESA the data management system where hospital and blood service data is submitted. In return participants can view real time data and charts. The BSMS has a large bank of data on the blood supply chain and has detailed knowledge of its various elements.

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    VANESA Upgrades

    This section contains details of VANESA software upgrades from Version 4.0 August 2015.

    Information sheets for BSMS participants are...

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    How to Join

    Participation in the scheme is voluntary and open to all hospitals whose local blood centre is a member of the scheme.  Currently, to register...

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    BSMS Information Governance

    This section outlines the Information Governance arrangements to be adopted by the BSMS to ensure the ongoing, appropriate access to, and use of the data acquired through and held within the BSMS data management system.

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    History of the Scheme

    The Blood Stocks Management Scheme (BSMS) has been developed as a result of the success of the National Blood Stocks Project. Established in 1997,...

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    FAQ

    Here you will find answers to the frequently asked questions that we have received from participants over the years.  If you do not find the...

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    Code of Conduct

    The BSMS Code of Conduct sets out the professional standards required as a condition of participation in the BSMS. It outlines the obligations and responsibilities of the BSMS, hospital and blood service participants.

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    Supported by the UK Blood Services