::: Hospital Services : Blood Bank
BLOOD BANK
 
           The Blood Bank of Government Theni Medical College was started in the year – 2005. It provides blood & blood components to the entire hospital and also to affiliated Government Hospitals in and around Theni District. The yearly blood collection is about 2,644 units. Last year alone, this blood bank had about 17,427 voluntary donors who donated blood in the hospital and in various blood donation camps conducted in and around the Theni District. 90% of the blood collected is through Voluntary Blood donors as per NACO guidelines.
 
Staffs
Medical Officer  - 2
Nurses             - 5
Lab Technician  - 3
Counsellor-1
Driver-1
Attender-1

Academic activities
  • Training on Blood Transfusion services including component separation for the Medical Officers and staff nurses.
  • Orientation program for M.B.B.S, CRRI, nursing students 
Services Offered
Name of the Blood Bank: Government Theni Medical college Hospital, Theni
Blood Bank License status                            :          
 License Number: 267/28-C
Granted on: 08.12.2005
 
Stock Position in Blood Bank from January - 2016 to October - 2016
Month No. of camps Total no. of Blood units collected Total no. of Blood units Utilized (Issued)
 
 
January
 
05 492 584  
February
 
05 431 634  
March
 
03 264 627  
April
 
06 419 507  
May
 
02 371 554  
June
 
04 471 647  
July
 
05 584 660  
August
 
07 531 693  
September
 
07 503 621  
October
 
00 84 317  
Total 44 4,150 Units 5,617 Units  
 
Blood Donation Camp Details (From January 2005 to October 2012)
No Year No. of Camps No. of Male Donors No. of Female Donors Total no. of Blood Donors
1 2005 33 1,137 315 1,452
2 2006 31 1,573 267 1,840
3 2007 38 1,830 559 2,389
4 2008 34 1,748 405 2,153
5 2009 29 1,970 294 2,264
6 2010 29 1,898 345 2,243
7 2011 35 2,202 239 2,441
8 2012  39 2904 307 3211
9 2013 44 4002 343 4345
10 2014 45 4340 420 4760
11 2015 47 3908 320 4228
  Total 404 27512 3814 31326
 
BLOOD COLLECTION ROOM
 Well-equipped donor rooms with Blood Collecting Couches are used to collect the blood from donors . Well trained and experienced staff Nurses are bleeding the donors . 
 
BLOOD STORAGE ROOM
  • After proper collection of blood the blood bags are stored in sophisticated Blood Bank Refrigerators.
  • The Screened and Unscreened blood bags are stored in separate refrigerators at 2oC to 6oC.
  • Blood bags are stored in proper temperature with aseptic precaution.  
COMPONENTS SEPARATION ROOM
The following components like
Packed cells
Fresh frozen plasma
Platelets are separated by cryofuge ( Refrigerated centrifuge)
Packed cells are stored in Blood bank refrigerator in +2oC  to +6 o C .
Plasma is stored in Deep freeze in – 40 o C for 1 year.                
Platelets are stored in platelets incubator with agitator for 5 days.  . 
                                                                                                                                                                  
CROSS MATCHING AND ISSUING LAB
Qualified staff nurses and Lab technicians are doing compatibility test before issuing the blood to the patients.

List of Laboratory tests performed:
Blood grouping & typing,
Complete haemogram
Screening for HIV, HBsAg, HCV, Malaria & VDRL.

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