Advisory Committee on the Safety of Blood, Tissues and Organs

The Advisory Committee on the Safety of Blood, Tissues and Organs (SaBTO) advises UK ministers and health departments on the most appropriate ways to ensure the safety of blood, cells, tissues and organs for transfusion/transplantation.

Membership

  • Professor John Forsythe (Chair)
  • Professor John Cairns (Health economist)
  • Dr Paul De Sousa (Regenerative medicine specialist)
  • Dr George Galea (Blood/transplant service manager)
  • Professor Kate Gould (Microbiologist/bacteriologist/virologist)
  • Mrs Gill Hollis (Patient representative)
  • Mrs Catherine Howell (Nurse)
  • Professor Richard Knight (Prion disease specialist)
  • Dr Harpreet Kohli (Epidemiologist/public health specialist)
  • Dr Eithne MacMahon (Microbiologist/bacteriologist/virologist)
  • Professor Alison Murdoch (IVF/fertility/stem cell specialist)
  • Dr Mallika Sekhar (Haematologist)
  • Professor Tom Solomon (Microbiologist/bacteriologist/virologist)
  • Dr Glyn Stacey (Stem cell banking)
  • Professor Richard Tedder (Microbiologist/bacteriologist/virologist)
  • Professor Marc Turner (Haematologist)
  • Professor Anthony Warrens (Immunologist)
  • Dr Lorna Williamson (Blood Service Medical Director)

Code of Practice

SaBTO Code of Practice (PDF, 73.8KB, 13 pages)

Members’ interests

Register of members' interests (PDF, 41.4KB, 7 pages)

Minutes

17 September 2013: Meeting agenda, minutes and papers (ZIP, 8.27MB)

24 June 2013: Meeting agenda, minutes and papers (ZIP, 1.7MB)

10 December 2012: agenda, minutes and papers (ZIP, 1.01MB)

11 September, 2012: agenda and minutes (ZIP, 522KB)

Minutes before September 2012

Announcements and Publications

Terms of reference

Terms of reference (PDF, 13KB, 1 page)

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