Dutch quality hematology Committee



B. Odijk (AmsterdamUMC - AMC, Amsterdam)


Prof. Dr. J.J. Zwaginga (LUMC, Leiden) – National representer FACT-JACIE
N. van Sinderen (EBMT) – Quality management group EBMT
J. Schilstra (LUMC, Leiden) – SIG hematology

Key objectives of working group

The key objectives of this working group are:

  • Creating an open quality network within hematology centers
  • The tuning, further development and professionalization of quality systems within hematology
  • Evaluating, developing and commenting on the European FACT-JACIE standard, as a country, of clinical / outpatient and bone marrow collection standards
  • Formalized connection of the NKH with the main stakeholders
  • Evaluating accreditations and accreditation processes
  • Applying laws and regulations within hematological inpatient and outpatient care
  • Sharing knowledge and best practice both on a national and international level
  • Maintaining international contacts with other national quality groups

The NKH consists of an average of 30 members (quality officers, quality coordinators or professionals with a quality focus area) from all stem cell transplant centers in the Netherlands and is led by two coordinators who chair. The members include representatives of the EBMT, Matchis and the national representative FACT-JACIE. NKH is represented in national and European bodies: Quality management Group EBMT, HOVON SCT group, V&VN, transplant coordinators.

The NKH operates independently in terms of content. Participation in the NKH is reserved for "professionals" who are engaged in development and maintenance of quality systems within hematology centers. NKH is freely accessible to third parties, if these persons have an input with regard to technical and / or theoretical knowledge transfer. You can register for the NKH via the chairperson.

Twice a year all members meet at different locations in the Netherlands.



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