or a loved one needed an operation you would not want to worry - Is there
day new medical treatments are being developed and more operations are
being carried out. So not surprisingly, we constantly need donations for
these vital procedures. About 2.5 million a year, to be exact.
And it's not as if it's a difficult thing to do. When you show up, we'll
ask a few questions about your health and lifestyle (just to make sure you
haven't been exposed to anything infectious). We'll take a drop of blood
from your finger to make sure you're not anaemic. And then we'll take your
blood donation which is just under a pint. This should take about 10
people don't feel a thing. Apart from a terrific sense of well-being that
they've helped save a life, that is.
9,000 blood donors are
needed every day to meet the current demand for blood.
easy to save a life. Just show up at a blood donor session, sit back and
share a pint with us. That's all it takes.
can call us on
7 711 711
Blood Donor Sessions
National Blood Service Website