About the Dept:
Tata Medical Center (TMC) being one of the leading cancer hospitals in India, is one of the best Blood Centre in the country with the state-of-the-art facilities. The Blood Centre is operational since 2011, provides quality blood products at government approved charges. This is one of the few NABH accredited Blood Centers in the country and hence high quality standards are practiced at all times. At our center, the transfusion services are an integral component of treatment and management of cancer patients. The Blood Centre provides quality blood products to patients by using most advanced technology for blood collection, processing and testing.
Major workload (including numbers):
Year 2020 (till Nov)
|Number of Whole blood donation||9930||10465||8381|
|Number of plateletpheresis performed||505||687||373|
|Voluntary blood donation %||62.96 %||67.31%||75.12%|
|Total number of blood components issued for transfusion||22366||23947||17732|
|Patient’s blood grouping||2795||3648||4099|
|Patient’s IAT/ Antibody screening||9655||11830||10379|
|Pre – BMT workup||72||38||25|
The department has intra and inter-departmental academic activities with yearly fellowship program. CME programs are held time to time to apprise the staff of the latest developments in the specialty. In addition, the staff participate in various academic activities organized by other hospitals and professional bodies across the country. The faculty members participate in various interactive academic forums including national and international conferences.
Soon after the Blood Bank was established, the need for accreditation was felt to ensure that quality standards are practiced. In pursuance of the efforts of the staff along with support from the administration, the Blood Bank acquired the NABH accreditation in 2012.
– ISBT – 128 implementation in transfusion services
– Starting DNB course in Transfusion Medicine.
Tata Medical Center
Tata Medical Center, Kolkata is a philanthropic state-of-the-art Cancer Care Center committed to deliver Comprehensive Cancer care with cutting-edge technology and world-renowned Healthcare Professionals.
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14 MAR (E-W), New Town,
Rajarhat, Kolkata 700 160
West Bengal, India.
Phone: +91-33-6605 7000