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17 October 2018

Shock horror: Blood donation among top fears of 18-24 year olds

NHS Blood and Transplant and ITV2 join forces to appeal for young blood donors through a Halloween campaign.

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08 October 2018

Call for black donors to join the growing numbers saving lives this Black History Month

This Black History Month NHS Blood and Transplant is urging black people to join the rising numbers saving lives in their community by registering as blood and organ donors.

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25 September 2018

New platelet donors needed in London to help cancer patients

We need more than 500 new platelet donors at our donor centres in London, in Edgware, Tooting and the West End.

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17 August 2018

Simonne Kerr statement

Our thoughts and condolences are with Simonne’s family at this tragic time.

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09 July 2018

Urgent need for O negative blood after heatwave and football world cup cut donations

Blood donations have dropped because of the hot weather and England’s fantastic run in the football world cup.

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02 July 2018

NHS Blood and Transplant call for donors to ‘Save England’ during the World Cup

England’s two most capped goalkeepers, Peter Shilton and David Seaman are encouraging men to save the nation through blood donation.

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13 June 2018

Busiest blood centre closing for refurbishment to collect up to 20,000 more donations a year from Londoners

During autumn 2018 NHS Blood and Transplant will be expanding and modernising its flagship West End Blood Donation Centre to provide donors with a better experience.

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12 June 2018

Paul Ince calls for more men to support England in a way that really matters – by giving blood

As the nation gears up to support the England football team in the World Cup, legendary ex-England footballer Paul Ince joins NHS Blood and Transplant to highlight the need for 25,000 new male blood donors.

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03 June 2018

Vote for the wildcard: B Positive choir

The B Positive Choir got a wildcard entry to the finals of Britain's Got Talent. Vote for them on ITV1 at 7.30pm Sunday 3rd June 2018.

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30 May 2018

Urgent appeal for O neg and B neg donors as increase in demand for certain blood types leads to fall in stocks

NHS Blood and Transplant needs donors with O negative and B negative blood to donate now as stocks are low due to a bank holiday drop off in donations and an increase in demand for certain blood types.