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Tissue bank

The IBTS Tissue Bank is an HPRA authorised Tissue Establishment. The license was obtained in January 2008 for Directed Cord Blood Donations, Ocular and Cardiovascular tissue.

The European Directive 2004/23/EC and its technical annexes ensure a standard of quality and safety in relation to the Tissue Bank activities. This applies to the donation, procurement, testing, processing, preservation, storage and distribution of all tissues, including stem cells.

Tissue Types

The following are the types of tissue we either process or obtain from other tissue suppliers:

Heart Valves
Ocular Tissue
Cord Blood
Other Tissue

Tissue Bank hours

Monday - Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm

From 5:00pm Friday to 9:00am Monday please contact the Tissue Bank Scientist on duty on 087 223 2875.

Contact Us:

National Blood Centre,
James' Street,
Dublin 8.

Tel: 00 353 1 4322985 / 087 223 2875

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National Blood Centre, James's Street, Dublin 8.       Tel: 00 353 1 4322800       Fax: 00 353 1 4322930