Self-adhesive ‘hanging loop’ fixes to blood bag
Innovative printed one-part tag system
Removable self-adhesive panels for transfusion recording
Easily detachable barcode printed elements
Innovative MHRA compliant blood bag tag labels
The quickest, most cost-effective and reliable method to ensure positive identification of blood bags available on the market today on rolls and A4 print sheets.
Designed, produced and supplied exclusively by BRENMOOR, our innovative, fully patented, blood bag tags fully comply with all aspects of the MHRA (Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency) Regulations.
The blood bag tag is supplied blank and can be printed through all common direct thermal printers and attached to the blood bag in a matter of seconds. Once printed the blood tag is completely resistant to water, soaps, alcohol and all common chemicals used in blood banks, hospital wards, theatres and laboratories, to reduce the likelihood of blood being wrongly administered.
The face of the blood bag tag contains a selection of printable areas, to record both the patients and transfusion staff details, and also will allow a handwritten signature to be added. Additionally, there are a number of perforated areas which are easily detached and used for accurate recording of the transfusion process on to patient notes.
The blood bag tags on rolls have been designed for use in the vast majority of commonly used, direct thermal transfer printers including Zebra’s 2844 & G-Series ranges, as well as most TEC, Citizen, TSC, Maxatech, Intermec, Brother and Avery models. As with all other BRENMOOR products, they are designed to accept GS1 standard barcode formats.
Numerous designs available offering different sizes of removable sections and labels. We can also design a tag specifically for an individual hospital if required.
- Fully compliant with all aspects of the blood identification MHRA advice
- Uses the same print technology that has proved successful with printed hospital bracelets
- No more string, cable ties, elastic bands, luggage tags or home-made methods of identification
- Innovative thermal print material removes the need for expensive printer inks or ribbons
- Resistant to water, alcohol, soaps and most common chemicals used in blood banks, wards & theatres
- Quickly attached and removed if blood unit is not required and subsequently returned to blood bank
- Blood bag tag can be stored attached to the unit within the blood fridge if required
- Hypoallergenic construction – no natural latex is contained within any of the raw materials
- Easily printed in majority of common small desktop printers
- Pre-perforated, self-adhesive sections easily removed and attached to patient notes to maintain accurate transfusion records
- Can be optionally hand-written by hospital staff with details and signed as confirmation of transfusion
- Will accept printed barcodes, images and text on to large print area
- Supplied on rolls of 100 or 500 tags
- Supplied as standard in white – all colours can be manufactured upon request
- Available from BRENMOOR direct or from worldwide partners
BENEFITS BY DEPARTMENT
- Thermal print process requires no inks or ribbons to print the tag
- Self-adhesive ‘hanging loop’ attaches tag simply to blood bag
- Easily removed if unused blood unit needs to be added back to stocks
- Innovative one-part tag – no more ‘home-made’ labels & fixing methods
- Removable self-adhesive panels for transfusion recording
Hospital & Risk Managers
- Complies with all aspects of identifying blood units as set out by MHRA
- Reduces threat of blood units being administered to wrong patient
- Allows blood bag and patient hospital wristband to be cross-matched
- Natural latex-free materials reduce possibility of allergic reactions
- Easy implementation process using existing IT hardware & software
- Simple label print set-up and implementation process
- Tags will print using all common direct thermal printers
- High quality print registration marks allow immediate detection
- Can be used with GS1 standard barcode formats
- Large print area will accept barcodes, text and images
- High quality print accepts large text for easier patient identification
- Easy to scan where blood bag tags include printed barcode information
- Print process requires no print consumables – inks or ribbons
- Simple and secure attachment process of tag to blood bag
- Can be signed for accurate record of transfusion
- Safe and practical method to help ensure correct blood is transfused
- Hypoallergenic construction materials are free from natural latex
- Patients hospital wristband and blood bag can be easily cross-matched
- Clear, enhanced print to prevent wrongly administered blood units
- Resistant to water, alcohol, soaps and common hospital chemicals
- Uses same print technology as our printed hospital bracelets
- Cost-effective solution to problem and low-cost implementation
- Thermal print requires no additional expensive print consumables
- Works with all common printer hardware and software systems
- Easy order process and next-day, stock deliveries
Our innovative blood bag tags can be printed using common direct thermal transfer printers including Zebra, Citizen, TSC, Intermec, TEC, Brother & Avery.
In addition, they also share the following technical features:
- All parts are manufactured solely within the United Kingdom
- Fully resistant to water, alcohol, soaps and commonly used hospital chemicals
- Construction materials are hypoallergic and produced free from natural latex
- Can be printed using existing proprietary print software systems
- Use standard direct thermal printers without additional modification
- Can be signed for accurate record of transfusion
We carry stocks of our popular range of blood bag tags allowing us to fulfil over 90% of customer orders within 24 hours.
This particular range of BRENMOOR blood identification products are supplied as follows:
- In quantities of 8 rolls, each containing 100 blood bag tags – 800 blood tags per box
- Shipped heat-sealed within a clear cellophane wrapping
Select from the following colours:
- White blood bag tags on rolls with white printable & removable panels – order BBL004
Placing an Order
All of our hospital labels and printed hospital bracelets ranges are available to order from the following channels:
- Direct from BRENMOOR by calling 0845 807 1090 or by email via orders[at]brenmoor.com
- From one of our Worldwide Distribution partners – please contact us to locate your local supplier
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Reducing and, where possible, eliminating errors is central to improving patient safety. Often these errors will result in little or no harm but can be distressing for patients and staff, although some result in serious, lasting harm, such as chronic pain, undiagnosed cancers, blindness and even death.
Below are a selection of guidance notes from the former NPSA programme of work on safer patient ID – matching patients correctly with samples, specimens, records and treatment.
Flowcharts showing the steps to take to help ensure correct and safe identification of babies and mothers at antenatal and post-natal stages.
This summarises research on manual checking and the use of technologies for patient identification.
Patient Safety Alert on ways to minimise the risk of surgery on the wrong part of the body.
Safer Practice Notice on ensuring acute hospital inpatients wear wristbands.
Safer Practice Notice recommending both high and low-tech solutions to making blood sampling and transfusions safer.
Safer Practice Notice recommending standardisation of wristband design, patient identifiers, colour coding, printing and processes for producing, applying and checking wristbands.
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