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A leukaemia patient at St George’s Hospital in Tooting received a lifesaving stem cell transplant last week after selfless staff at NHS Blood and Transplant battled through the snow to deliver the cells in time.
It could take weeks for NHS Blood and Transplant to get stocks back on an even keel. So, existing donors of all blood groups are being asked to walk in to one of the fixed site donor centres or to book an appointment at www.blood.co.uk.
This year 131,569 people registered to give blood for the first time - will you join them in 2018 and help to save lives?
The NHS B Positive Choir and gospel sensation Lurine Cato launch Rise Up, to encourage more people to Rise Up and be counted as blood donors
The rules on blood donation in England change on 28th November 2017. They give more people the opportunity to donate blood without affecting the safety of the blood supply.
The B Positive choir brings together people who live with sickle cell including their helpers, friends and families through music. They will be performing at the MOBO awards, promoting awareness of the growing need for more black donors.
Churches across the country will join together on Prayer Sunday (10 September 2017) to pray for more black people to start saving lives by registering as a blood donor.
The rules on blood donation in England have changed following a review of blood donor criteria related to risk behaviours by the Advisory Committee on the Safety of Blood, Tissues and Organs.
NHS Blood and Transplant launches new campaign #ImThere (I’m there) to inspire new donors to come forward, register and donate
Following the fire in West London we have all the blood hospitals currently need and no urgent donations are required.