World Blood Donor Day: Who Can Donate?

June 14th is World Blood Donor Day (WBDD). This global event provides an opportunity to raise awareness of the need for regular blood donations while thanking people who have already donated. Figures from the NHS reveal that the trust needs over 200 000 new donors each year to meet future patient needs. There is currently a countrywide shortage, particularly

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What Happens When You Give Blood?

The 14th of June marks World Blood Donor day, serving as a key reminder that it is more vital than ever to give blood to help others. 6,000 blood donations a day are needed to help patients in England, and a lack of new donors means stocks are depleting. If you’ve never given blood before

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World Blood Donor Day

Tuesday 14th June marks World Blood Donor Day, an annual event organised by the World Health Organization (WHO). The day encourages people all over the world to give blood, in order to achieve the WHO’s target of ensuring that 100% of blood supplies from all countries come from voluntary donors. You can get involved through

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