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12 Feb 2013

Outwood blood donor makes his 100th blood donation
A former rugby player from Outwood will be awarded for his dedication after saving the lives of up to 300 people through donating his blood.

7 Nov 2012

Hollyoaks starts launch appeal for new blood donors
Hollyoaks stars and designer Wayne Hemingway MBE are supporting NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT) in their appeal to recruit vital new blood donors.

7 Dec 2011

NHSBT makes special appeal to O- and B- blood donors
An appeal is going out to O Rh negative (O-) and B Rh negative (B-) blood donors to come forward now to give blood in the run up to Christmas.

18 Oct 2011

Thanks to everyone who took the time to donate during the Daniel De-Gale Blood Donation Week.
NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT) would like to thank everyone who took the time to donate during the Daniel De-Gale Blood Donation Week. Hundreds of donors turned out across the country to support the event, held in memory of the ACLT (African Caribbean Leukaemia Trust) charity spearhead Daniel De-Gale who survived leukaemia, but unfortunately passed away aged 21 in 2008 due to other complications with his health.

3 Oct 2011

Leeds residents asked to help save lives during Daniel De Gale donation week
Leading leukaemia charity, the ACLT in association with the National Blood Service, part of NHS Blood and Transplant, are calling for all African, Caribbean, Asian and mixed race individuals across the country to come forward to commemorate the legacy of an inspirational individual, Daniel De-Gale, by attending a blood donation session to give blood. Daniel De-Gale Blood Donation Week takes place between 3 – 8 October 2011, at the start of Black History Month. Both organisations are urging peop

1 Dec 2010

Winter weather threatens blood donation
NHS Blood and Transplant is urging donors to make a special effort to keep their appointments as the early arrival of snow and freezing conditions has led to the cancellation of dozens of blood donor sessions across England and North Wales.

23 Jan 2008

Muslims urged to give blood
Members of the Islamic Unity Society (IUS) showed their support for the National Blood Service this week by donating blood to commemorate the holy month of Muharram.

7 Jan 2008

New Year plea for blood donors
People are being urged to help boost blood stocks in our region after a significant decline in blood levels over the festive period.

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