Blood transfusion department

Current need for blood

RhD positive RhD negative
A + AND-
B + B-
AB + AB-
0+ 0-
Last updated: 30.03.2020
Table legend:
Individual blood groups are listed in two columns (RhD negative and RhD positive). According to their color, you can tell if your blood group is more or less needed for you and you can plan your visit with us.
Backround colour Meaning for you
Please come donate blood, we have a shortage of this group
The blood of this group is withdrawn without restrictions
Please postpone the collection of this blood group

Operating hours of sampling - adjusted to the current epidemiological situation

  Workplace Karlovo náměstí Workplace Zbraslav Trainers (both locations)
Monday 07:00 – 11:00 07:00 – 11:00 07:00 – 09:45
Tuesday 07:00 – 11:00 07:00 – 11:00 07:00 – 09:45
Wednesday 07:00 – 11:00 07:00 – 11:00 07:00 – 09:45
Thursday 07:00 – 11:00 07:00 – 11:00 07:00 – 09:45
Friday 07:00 – 11:00 07:00 – 11:00
The Friday mode also applies to days preceding the free days (public holidays and holidays).

Consulting hours with a doctor

Workplace Karlovo náměstí Workplace Zbraslav
Phone: +420 224 962 751 Phone: +420 225 374 234
13:00 – 15:00 10:00 – 13:00

All information about the donation of blood and its ingredients can be found under the tab Information for blood donors.
Information about our workplaces and the way to us then under the tab FTO workplace.
Answers to frequently asked questions.
Traveling Restrictions - period of exclusion from donation after return from foreign trips.
Travel Seasonal Restrictions (2019) - West Nile Virus Fever (WNV) infection.
Follow us on social network facebook - facebook.com/transfuzka.

News, Events, Events

26. 03. 2020

Thanks

It is a great honor and pleasure to thank on behalf of the FTO VFN team in Prague volunteer seamstresses from Vrane nad Vltavou and HC Sparta Praha for masks and last but not least, thank you 3D printing community and Prusa Research for the supply of protective shields. Protective equipment is a valuable gift to us, because in the current difficult situation they will protect our workers and thus blood donors while providing transfusion products to our patients.

Thank you!

MUDr. D. Dušková, Ph.D., head physician and Mgr. I. Drdová, head nurse

25. 03. 2020

Acknowledgments to the Czech Red Cross Regional Association for Prague 1

On behalf of the FTO VFN team in Prague, we would like to thank the representatives of the Czech Red Cross Regional Association for Prague 1 for their donation. The Czech Red Cross Regional Association for Prague 1 donated protective work aids to our workers, which in the current difficult situation will protect our nurses and doctors and thus also blood donors while providing transfusion products for our patients.

Thank you! We appreciate your gift.

MUDr. D. Dušková, Ph.D., head physician and Mgr. I. Drdová, head nurse

25. 03. 2020

Thanks to blood donors 

Dear donors and blood donors, thank you from your heart to all of you who come to donate blood, plasma, platelets even in this time of all times, in times of emergency and quarantine. We greatly appreciate and appreciate your selfless help. Patients need health care and treatment every day, regardless of quarantine or emergency. Providing patient care, including treatment with transfusion products, is currently much more demanding. All the more valuable is your help, your gift of blood - the gift of life.

Thank you for it and wish you good health!

For the FTO team

MUDr. D. Dušková, Ph.D., head physician and Mgr. I. Drdová, head nurse

19. 03. 2020

Subscriptions canceled with mobile unit in April

Dear donors and blood donors

due to the current epidemiological situation and the Government Order of the Czech Republic, we are also canceling all planned take-offs with mobile unit (departures) in April - updated list can be found here: https://www.vfn.cz/pacienti/kliniky-ustavy/fakultni-transfuzni-oddeleni/pravidelne-akce/

Our workplace in Zbraslav is therefore fully operational in April.

With respect to existing barrier security measures, ie postponement of donation in case of return from abroad in the last month or contact with a person suffering from upper respiratory tract disease, as well as observance of the use of protective equipment - here and for donors Covered by nose and mouth and only in small groups of about 3 to 5 people at a time, you can come to donate blood.

https://www.vfn.cz/aktuality/nebojte-se-darovat-krev-nemocnice-ji-potrebuji/

Thank you for coming and helping.

18. 03. 2020

We found a forgotten plastic drinking bottle with the KPMG logo at the Charles Square. The owner can collect it from the blood donor register.

16. 03. 2020

Preventive measures - updates

Dear donors and blood donors

in view of the current epidemiological situation in our region, in order to minimize the risk of transmission of transfusion infection, we are extending the preventive measures already in place.

  • Since 16. 3. 2020 we adjust the operating hours of the collection for both our workplaces.
    Regular subscriptions: MON - FRI 7:00 - 11:00.
    Guides: Mo - Th 7:00 - 9:45.
    Apheretic samples (separators): only by prior order.
  • All mobile subscriptions are canceled by the end of March, you can also come to our Zbraslav workplace, which is in operation.
  • To appeal we cancel sampling within the GENOM project (Analysis of Czech genomes for teranism) for external candidateswho are not included in the FTO VFN Blood Donor Registry in Prague.

Other restrictions remain in place (see below)

Thank you for your understanding

11. 03. 2020

Preventive measures - updates

Dear donors and blood donors

in view of the current epidemiological situation in our region, in order to minimize the risk of transmission of transfusion infection, we are extending the preventive measures already in place. Postponement of subscription by one month thus, it is new for all travelers returning from Europe and also for all who are in contact with a person suffering from upper respiratory tract disease.

Other travel related restrictions (see travel table) remain valid.

Thank you for your understanding

26. 02. 2020

Preventive measures

Dear donors and blood donors

in view of the current epidemiological situation in our region, in order to minimize the risk of transmission of transfusion infections, we are introducing a preventive postponement of blood donation for 1 month after returning from abroad. The one month limitation applies to all European countries except the Slovak Republic.

Other travel related restrictions (see travel table) remain valid.

Thank you for your understanding

11. 02. 2020

Lack of transfusion products

Dear donors and blood donors

If your state of health and schedule allow, please come to donate blood. Currently, we are still struggling with the lack of transfusion products of almost all blood groups, especially groups 0 and A Rh (D) negative and positive. 

Thank you!

05. 02. 2020

Project Genom - update

Dear donors and blood donors

we continue to subscribe for the following months of the year analysis of Czech genomes for teranism. In February and March at our Zbraslav workplace we take samples for the genome project every working day (with respect to planned closures - please watch this website) from 7:00 - 9:00, at the Charles Square workplace only every Tuesday from 8:00 - 11 : 00.

30. 01. 2020

Restrictions of February sampling at the Zbraslav workplace

Dear donors and blood donors

For operational reasons, we are also forced to cancel subscriptions at our Zbraslav workplace whenever we take subscriptions with a mobile unit. In February 2020, the cancellation concerns the following deadlines: 4.2., 5.2., 10.2., 12.2., 13.2., 18.2., 19.2., 20.2. and 25.2. 2020.

Thank you for your understanding

13. 01. 2020

Updating of regular FTO events

Dear donors and blood donors

we have updated for you a list of dates of our regular events - subscriptions with mobile unit, which we plan in 2020. List, which you can find under the tab Regular FTO events in the top right menu of the site, we will continue to update continuously.

07. 01. 2020

Reduction of January's subscriptions, Genom project

Dear donors and blood donors, due to operational reasons, we are always obliged to cancel donations at our workplace in Zbraslav when taking samples with a mobile unit. In January 2020, the cancellation concerns the following deadlines: 7.1., 14.1., 15.1., 28.1., 29.1.2020. Thank you for your understanding.

In 2020, we continue to subscribe for analysis of Czech genomes for teranism. In January at our workplace in Zbraslav we take samples for the genome project every working day (with regard to planned closures) from 7:00 - 9:00, at the Karlovo náměstí workplace only every Tuesday from 8:00 - 11:00, except 21. 1 2020.

17. 12. 2019

Christmas cards

Dear donors and blood donors

THANK YOU for your all-year favor, which we greatly appreciate and which makes sense to our work

WE WISH You will enjoy quiet Christmas, Christmas and post-Christmas days

and may your steps accompany the New Year HEALTH !!

07. 11. 2019

Project Analysis of Czech genomes for teranism

At the FTO workplaces, it is now possible to participate in a project that is aimed at building a control database of genetic information typical of the Czech population. The project aims to contribute to the timely and accurate diagnosis of genetic diseases and their further research.

More information can be found in the tab Analysis of Czech genomes for teranism.

25. 10. 2019

Spartan Blood 2019

Dear donors and blood donors

The thirteenth year of the popular “Spartan Blood” is here again, this time with a few changes. You can support the project and donate your blood, or become a part of the bone marrow donor registry at IKEM Prague, at both our workplaces in three November terms, namely 5.11., 12.11. and 26.11.2019 (always Tuesday). More information can be found in the tab Spartan blood.

We look forward to you!

11. 10. 2019

Adjustment of sampling interval for men

Dear donors and blood donors

In August, due to an acute lack of transfusion preparations, we shortened the interval between individual donations to 8 weeks. Acute shortage thanks to you managed to ward off, interval between donations in men so we go back to the standard ones 10 weeks.

Thank you for your understanding.

14. 06. 2019

International Blood Donor Day

Dear donors and blood donors

Today is your day, the World Day of Voluntary Blood Donors. His motto this year is "safe blood for all“, That is, the wish of all of us to provide timely and safe blood transfusion for every person as an integral part of modern treatment. We would like to thank you all very much for your gift, which we appreciate not only ourselves, but especially all those who daily help save their lives.

Together for our patients

FTO team

If you have time and taste, browse through the interesting links

https://www.who.int/campaigns/world-blood-donor-day/2019

https://www.idnes.cz/onadnes/zdravi/darovani-krve-krev-darce-krve-darcovstvi-svetovy-den-darcu-krve-pomoc-zdravotnictvi-zachrana-zivota.A190613_113356_zdravi_bib

01. 03. 2019

Give Blood with Fincentre Reality

Fincentrum Reality has decided to actively engage in the promotion of blood donation, extending our registry with a few first-time donors, which we hope will be added by their colleagues in the near future.

The donation process was created propagation video, whose main motto is very apt "Donating blood is normal„.

If you want to get involved or learn more, browse project website.

11. 02. 2019

Virtual tour

Dear donors and blood donors

We have prepared for you a virtual walk through the whole process, which begins with the arrival to the collection and ends with the dispensing of transfusion products for patients. You can see in detail step by step what's happening to your blood, plasma or platelets.

If you have the taste and the time, you will see the tour here.

25. 01. 2019

Great thanks and little plea

Dear donors and donors of blood, after the call on social networks and the subsequent media coverage of the lack of blood products, we, thanks to you, managed to bridge this critical supply shortage.

We want you thank you very much for your increased interest in donation, the desire to help, and also to devote your time to patients. 

Given how difficult these last few days have been for us, we would like to ask you the following:

  • if you have the possibility to use our donation center in Zbraslav for donation,
  • for telephone inquiries from the doctor, please use the consultation hours for this purpose.

Thank you for your favor and the desire to donate!

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