Dr Petro-Lize Wessels

Dr. Petro-Lize Wessels is currently the Lead Consultant, Patient Blood Management, for the
South African National Blood Service. With a purpose statement of “trusted to save lives”
and a footprint covering 8 provinces of South Africa, the SANBS provide the near-perfect
environment to promote and drive Patient Blood Management from.

Hailing from the Bloemfontein in the Free State, she obtained all her qualifications from the
University of the Free State: 1988: B.Med.Sc; 1992: MB.Ch.B; 2013: Post Graduate
Diploma in Transfusion Medicine. In 2021, she completed a Global Health course at the
University of Stellenbosch.

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