Expected times for the provision of blood products can be found by clicking on this link.
Crossmatches are valid for a period of 72 hours only.
Specimen labelling is governed by a national guideline - see minimum specimen labeling requirements.
Supply of Blood Products for transfusion is dependent on available stock which is managed by the Australian Red Cross Blood Bank. To facilitate Blood Product requests - see Requesting Blood Procedure ( Section 3 of Blood and Blood Component Administration )