SIZERequirement of blood units and type of blood Bankdetermine the size.No of hospital beds 7-25 units /bed depending on thelevel of hospitalPrevalence of diseases needing blood transfusionSurgical procedures performed and awareness amongstblood users for appropriate clinical use of blood.1000 sq. Metres for centre with blood collection of10,000 units /yrPrevent unauthorised access: building & work areasDefined areas for each activity
MAINTAINANCE OF RECORDAll bloods collected to be labeled, Pt. name, Regd. No.,Blood group. And entered in to collection register.Blood stock register.Expiry registerDisposal registerIssue registerMaster log bookAll types of forms/Donor information sheets.Records of donors and recipients.Records of reagents, sera, blood bags etc.