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We're recruiting new donors with high priority blood types.
As a result of the bad weather, some blood donation sessions for Sunday 3rd February have been cancelled, and Oxford Donor Centre has temporarily closed.
Advertising screens in some of the UK’s biggest cities will show hard-hitting statistics and real-life images of people whose lives were saved through blood donation, such as B Positive star Mary Adeturinmo.
An episode of the BBC series, Call the Midwife has led to a 46% increase in people registering as new blood donors
NHS Blood and Transplant is urging men to match women in making becoming a blood donor their New Year’s resolution for 2019.
A new bride was able to spend her first - and probably last - Christmas with her new husband thanks to blood donors.
England’s biggest blood donation centre in the heart of London has been expanded and will reopen on Christmas Eve
Zainab Mughal, aged two, has one of the rarest blood types in the world, which makes it difficult to treat her condition.
Last year donors cancelled one in four appointments and failed to turn up for one in 10.
A new and improved new blood donor centre opens in Leicester with an urgent appeal for more than 5,900 new blood donors by 2020.