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Platelet donor Kathleen reaches an incredible 1500 donation credits
Kathleen Hodson's latest platelet donation brought her overall blood and platelet donation credits to an astounding 1500!
Craig Doyle and Austin Healey brave the blood donation needle
"There you go, another life saved!" Blood donation isn't usually this competitive. Watch their video.
Statement on Freedom to Donate and Unilad’s ‘Illegal Blood Bank’ campaign
Freedom to Donate and Unilad have jointly launched the ‘Illegal Blood Bank’ campaign. NHS Blood and Transplant is not part of this campaign and this is not organised through the FAIR group.
Men need to give blood a try
New partnership with BT Sport and NHS Give Blood aims to target men, who are nearly half as likely to start donating blood as women.
Blood donation teams train with 'night vision' technology
NHS Blood and Transplant is now using vein scanners to help train donor carers to carry out venepunctures for blood donation.
Cambridge’s blood donors stand out for World Kindness Day
To Celebrate World Kindness Day (13th November) NHS Blood and Transplant is urging people to register as blood donors to help others.
Blood donors get a map showing where their blood has gone
Donors will be emailed a map that shows which hospital received their blood and where it was processed.
Love Island finalist Curtis Pritchard gives blood on ITV's Lorraine
Curtis donated on ITV’s Lorraine to raise awareness of the need for young people to register and donate.
Friends remember Hayley as Leicester Donor Centre marks first birthday
Hayley Perks helped open the centre but sadly died from cancer, friends have set up campaign to donate in her memory. There has been a 34% increase in new blood donors since the centre opened a year ago.
Let's make Black History Month another record for blood donor sign-ups
More than 1,500 black people signed up as new donors last Black History Month following an NHS Blood and Transplant appeal.