Blood centre at Rajiv Gandhi Super Speciality hospital located in Tahirpur area of North East region of Delhi caters to the blood demands and needs of people of trans-Yamuna and adjoining border area of Delhi and UP. Initially functioning as only Blood storage centre, it now provides Whole Blood and Blood Components like PRBC, FFP, Platelets (Random donor) and Apheresis (Single Donor platelet, leukocyte and plasmapheresis) to all in-house patients from all the departments of RGSSH as well as outside patients from both Govt and Non- Govt Hospitals and Nursing Homes.
Blood Centre in its nascent stage started off as Blood Storage Centre from 2016 with Guru TegBahadur Hospital (GTBH) as Mother Blood Bank. In 2021, Licence for collection storage and processing of Whole Human Blood for distribution and sale was received wherein phlebotomy was newly introduced in the department.
Many in – house and outside Blood Donation Camps were organised successfully and are still the norm. Blood centre also actively participates in other activities like teaching sessions, with and sometimes without guest lecturers, festivities and birthday celebrations to maintain the zeal of staff members at work place.
With cumulative and countless efforts by The Head of the Department, Resident doctors, all the technical and nursing staff, Licence for Blood Component preparation (PRBC, FFP and Random donor platelet) and Apheresis (Platelet and Plasma) was obtained in 2023.
With the advent of Blood Component preparation, Blood Centre of RGSSH is now competent enough to not only cater to the Blood needs of patients admitted in RGSSH but keeps getting requests from other renowned Government & Private Hospitals, Blood Centres, something to be really proud of!!!
Blood Centre has laid down its Quality Policy and Blood Centre, Rajiv Gandhi Super Speciality Hospital is committed to: –
Dr. Chhavi Gupta
(Clinical Head, Blood Centre, RGSSH)