Derby Royal NHS Foundation Trust required a specimen bag solution that offered them a number of commercial and operational benefits. Having used a grip seal specimen bag with a document pocket for a number of years improvements could be made. Reducing the number of “spoiled” samples by ensuring the sample remained in the bag whilst in transit. Reduce the risk of damaged samples leaking and contaminating other samples within the same batch. Finally, make it easier and more efficient to open the specimen bag on arrival at the laboratory.
WideCells Ltd are an international specialist provider of stem cell services who are pioneering healthcare and advancing innovative therapies, carrying out life changing research and offering medical training to their customers around the world. A major part of the services they offer involves stem cell storage, which can be used for transplantation in hospitals . In order to store stem cells and other cell products, WideCells Ltd have to conform to the latest European guidelines by applying an SEC (Single European Code) Code with an ISBT standard to all the samples they process under the latest 2004/23/E European Directive