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Blood Transfusion Department

About Us 

The Blood Transfusion Department comes under the umbrella of the Clinical Directorate of Laboratory Medicine. It incorporates the Blood Transfusion Laboratory, the Haemovigilance and Traceability functions, and the clinical transfusion consultancy service. The Blood Transfusion Department complies with the International Standard ISO 15189 (Registration Number 225 MT), and the regulations, policies, and terms and conditions of both the Irish National Accreditation Board (INAB) and the Health Products Regulatory Authority (HPRA).


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The Blood Transfusion Department is actively involved in provision of the following services to all Hospital doctors, as well as to St. Joseph's Hospital Raheny, Raheny Community Nursing Unit, and St. Francis Hospice:

  • Blood Transfusion
  • Haemovigilance
  • Consultant service
  • Emergency out-of-hours on-call
  • Advisory services


Telephone: (01) 809 2705

Management Team

  • Laboratory Director: Clinical - Prof. Philip Murphy, Consultant Haematologist
  • Laboratory Director: Technical - Janice O'Shaughnessy, Chief Medical Scientist
  • Veronica Teehan, Senior Medical Scientist
  • Niamh Durcan, Senior Medical Scientist
  • Paul Sheridan, Senior Medical Scientist
  • Natalie Boshell, Senior Medical Scientist
  • Antoinette Derham, Haemovigilance Officer
  • Deborah McCabe, Haemovigilance Officer

User Guide: The Beaumont Hospital Laboratory Users Guide provides information on the tests provided within the Department, sample types and expected turn around times.