Work packages

In line with the aim of the project, the programme development takes place in 10 Work Packages.


WP1                          General Outline of the Modules Donor Health Care
WP Leader               NHS Blood & Transplant
Partner involved     Sanquin

Main goals

  • To define the Learning Outcomes for the entire programme
  • To define the needs for different participants in relation to the different modules in different countries and systems
  • To define the elements and criteria for the entire programme needed for accreditation as a Master or use in other ways, meeting the requirements of the universities involved
  • To define a structure for assessment and certification that meets the requirement of each participating university
  • To define a structure for certification and requests for exemption

WP2                          Basic Principles of Donor Health Care
WP Leader               Sanquin
Partners involved   European Blood Alliance, Irish Blood Transfusion Service

Main goal

  • To develop a module on the basic principles of Donor Health Care, including history and legal and socio-ethical aspects.

WP3                          Donor Suitability
WP Leader               Rode Kruis Vlaanderen
Partners involved   Europdonor, Leiden University Medical Center

Main goal

  • To develop a module on donor suitability, including all elements necessary to determine the suitability of the donor to donate, in terms of protection of the donor and the compatibility and suitability of the donation for a designated or anonymous recipient.

WP4                          Donation and Complications
WP Leader               Rigshospitalet Denmark
Partner involved     Banc de Sang i Teixits

Main goal

  • To develop a module on all aspects related to donation of substances of human origin, ranging from ‘simple’ venepunction to surgical interventions or post mortem situations.

WP5                          Application and specification of Substances of Human Origin (SoHO)
WP Leader               Université Jean Monnet Saint-Etienne
Partner involved     European Homograft Bank

Main goal

  • To develop a module on the use of the product, its indications, compatibility and complications from a “user’s” point of view

WP6                          Quality Management in Donor Health Care
WP Leader               HrvatskiZavod Za TransfuzijskuMedicinu
Partner involved     Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin

Main goal

  • To develop a module on quality management, including all elements of good practice integrated into a well-functioning and efficient system in order to achieve and continuously improve quality and safety.

WP7                          Management
WP Leader               Sanquin
Partner involved     University of Amsterdam

Main goals

  • To provide efficient project management
  • To monitor the academic level of content, methods and teachers
  • To monitor and evaluate the progress and quality of the project
  • To monitor the project budget
  • To ensure efficient communication between the project partners
  • To ensure accurate project administration according to the EU guidelines
  • To overcome obstacles that limit the impact of the project, such as differences in national legislation and educational systems

WP8                          Quality Assurance
WP Leader               Sanquin
Partner involved     HrvatskiZavod Za TransfuzijskuMedicinu

Main goals

  • To monitor the project progress
  • To evaluate and validate the modules and educational materials developed
  • To monitor the conformity with European directives and standards
  • To evaluate the pilot

WP9                          Dissemination
WP Leader               Sanquin Blood Supply
Partner involved     European Blood Alliance

Main goals

  • To disseminate and valorise the project results
  • To develop instrument that will be used in the dessimination and valorisation to showcase the project and its concrete achievements, developments and results at European and international level

WP10                        Exploitation of Results
WP Leader               Sanquin
Partners involved   University of Amsterdam

Main goals

  • To develop a business plan describing the exploitation (including quality, methods and resources) during and after the project
  • To organise the enrollment of participants