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Donors will be emailed a map that shows which hospital received their blood and where it was processed.
Curtis donated on ITV’s Lorraine to raise awareness of the need for young people to register and donate.
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.
The FAIR steering group is exploring if a more individualised risk assessment approach to blood donor selection policy is possible whilst ensuring the safe supply of blood to patients.
More than 1,500 black people signed up as new donors last Black History Month following an NHS Blood and Transplant appeal.
Women aged 17-34 are almost twice as likely to donate than men the same age.
New figures show 29% increase in black blood donors but urgent shortage remains
Five-year-old Sophia Bird received around 25 bags of blood and platelets during her blood cancer treatment
During Blood Cancer Awareness Month, NHS Blood and Transplant is highlighting the importance of donating platelets after they helped save the life of a four-year-old Manchester boy.
The refurbishment work, which includes a new floor and redecoration, will take place from Sunday, October 13. The donor centre, which is on Norfolk Street in the city centre, will be closed for the work and will reopen on Thursday, October 24.