Education events

Presentations and information about education events

Upcoming events

An Introduction to Smarter Inventory Management

The Blood Stocks Management Scheme (BSMS) team host a free one day online education event for healthcare professionals who participate in the Scheme.

Interactive sessions discussing appropriate stock levels, minimizing wastage, blood supply challenges, inventory management top tips as well an in-depth look into the monthly hospital component reports. We show you how to get the best out of VANESA with a live demo and there is also guest speaker from the Patient Blood Management team.

What the course covers

  • Interactive sessions covering appropriate stock levels
  • Challenges within blood supply chain
  • Getting the best out of VANESA with a live demonstration
  • Minimising wastage
  • Inventory management top tips
  • Understanding your Monthly component reports
  • Patient Blood Management
  • Inventory Practice Survey feedback
  • Emergency Planning

Download an event flyer for more information (PDF 108KB)


  • Tuesday 12th September 2023
  • Thursday 9th November 2023
  • Tuesday 30th January 2024
  • Thursday 7th March 2024
  • Wednesday 15th May 2024
  • Thursday 27th June 2024
  • Tuesday 10th September 2024
  • Monday 4th November 2024

How to register

To register, email with your contact details, job title, and the date you wish to attend. Spaces are limited and each application will be reviewed by a BSMS team member.

2019 roadshow presentations

The presentations from the 2019 BSMS Roadshows in Tooting and Sheffield can be found using the links below: