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A former fighter has become the first person to donate 10 times into NHS Blood and Transplant’s convalescent plasma programme.
Children like 17-month-old Suki urgently need better matched blood to give them the best possible start in life
NHS Blood and Transplant is repeating its urgent call for COVID-19 convalescent plasma donors as new figures show plasma transfusions reached a high during September.
NHS Blood and Transplant urgently needs men who’ve had coronavirus or the symptoms to volunteer to donate blood plasma.
To mark Sickle Cell Awareness Month sickle cell patients across London have filmed emotional messages to encourage people of black heritage become regular blood donors.
New blood donation feature on Facebook will allow people to receive updates on Facebook about giving blood, get notified about opportunities to donate at nearby donor centres and invite friends to donate
The NHS is urgently appealing for more men who’ve had coronavirus to donate blood plasma as new statistics show far more women are offering to donate, despite men making better donors.
A record holding COVID convalescent plasma donor is urging more men to donate.
The NHS is now urgently asking Asian people who have had coronavirus to offer to donate convalescent plasma.