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Blood, plasma, and platelet donors in Birmingham surprised with roses for Valentine’s Day
Several blood, plasma, and platelet donors at Birmingham donor centre were surprised with an appropriately coloured rose to mark Valentine’s Day and thank them for their life-saving generosity.
Start giving platelets this World Cancer Day
This World Cancer Day, NHS Blood and Transplant is urging blood donors who have blood types A negative, A positive and AB negative to consider switching to donating platelets.
Call for more Millennials and Gen Zs to give blood as NHS reveals most donors are over 45
The NHS is calling for more younger donors to give blood as it is revealed that for the first time in five years there are more donors over the age of 45 than under.
London College of Communication students create impactful NHS blood donation campaign
To mark the NHS 75th anniversary, students from London College of Communication developed a campaign to encourage more young people to give blood.
First ever social media video to encourage more blood donors to ‘give the greatest gift’ this year
NHS Blood and Transplant has launched its first ever festive social media video to encourage people to give the gift of blood this winter.
Wolves players star in new NHS plasma campaign video
Wolverhampton Wanderers support the ‘All Types Can Save Lives’ campaign to help people realise they may be able to donate plasma, which is used to treat more than 50 diseases.
NHS missing out on plasma donations because people don’t know they can donate
The NHS is facing a significant challenge to recruit enough new plasma donors because many people don’t realise they are eligible to donate.
Birmingham plasma donor centre reopens at new site
Birmingham’s Plasma Donor Centre is today [Thursday, September 14] holding a reopening ceremony following a move, modernisation and expansion to bring in 5,500 more plasma donations a year.
Donate differently and give platelets this Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
We need more of our A negative, A positive and AB negative giving types to donate differently and give platelets.
Billy Blood Drop goes to University
Billy Blood Drop is going to University to help you find your local donor centre