56. Supply of blood and blood products.

56.     Supply of blood and blood products.

A 'regulated activity' for the purposes of the Health and Social Care Act 20081 includes the management of (1) the supply of blood, blood components and blood derived products intended for transfusion; (2) the supply of tissues and tissue derived products intended for transplant, grafting or use in a surgical procedure; and (3) the matching and allocation of donor2 organs intended for transplant, and of stem cells and bone marrow intended for transfusion3.