Blood Bank History

Started in 1992, with collection of 800 units and now increased up to 12,000 units per annum

Camps conducted in Corporate sector, Industrial establishment, Voluntary organizations, Educational Institutions, Financial Sectors

Blood component separation since 1998

Have equipment’s as per Drugs & Cosmetics Act

Screening charges is only Rs 675 against NACO approved Rs 850

NACO and Drugs & Cosmetics Act Guidelines followed in maintaining quality, SOP and Staff

Modernized with Fully Automatic ELISA READER


Corporation Bank sponsored DEEP FREEZER for Storage of Fresh Frozen Plasma

Blood Transfusion saves lives but many patient requiring transfusion do not have timely access to safe blood. Now the demand of blood exceeds supply and blood services face the constant challenge of making sufficient blood available. Hence providing safe and adequate blood is the aim of Indian Red Cross Society Tamil Nadu Branch.

A “State of the Art” Blood Bank is functioning 24 x 7 in IRCS TNB. A component separation centre is also functioning in the Red Cross Blood Ban. Blood components like Packed Red Blood Cell , Fresh Frozen Plasma and platelet concentrate are separated with sophisticated modern equipments and supplied to Govt. Blood Banks free of cost. Hospitals and Nursing Homes on requisition blood components have been supplied to them. Blood Donation Camps are conducting in Colleges, MNCs, Industrial Establishments, reputed Companies in Chennai city regularly. Mobile Blood Bank Vehicle with inbuilt infrastructural facilities such as AC, Blood Storage equipment, Reclining chair for Voluntary blood donation, etc., was recently launched by His Excellency The Governor of Tamil Nadu during the World Blood Donors Day. The Mobile Blood Bank Vehicle serves to reach the donors in interior places in neighbouring Tiruvallur and Kancheepuram Districts for blood collection