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13 Nov, 2014, 17:01 GMT This Christmas Give Blood: the Gift Only You Can Give

THIS CHRISTMAS more than 200,000 blood donors are needed to give a very special gift and help hundreds of thousands of patients. Last year 1 in 5...


09 Jun, 2014, 17:03 BST NHS Blood and Transplant Issues Team 'Call Up' for New Blood Donors

Around 118,000 more first time donors are needed to attend a blood donation session between now and the end of December to protect blood supplies....


19 Dec, 2013, 07:00 GMT HO, HO, O, A, B, AB - Santas From Across the Country Are Lining Up to Deliver This Year's Must-Have Gift: Blood

In a bid to encourage the nation to get into the Christmas spirit and donate blood this season, a group of Santas took time away from their grottos...


15 Jun, 2012, 16:05 BST 2.38m People with 'Super Blood' Asked to Donate Ahead of the Olympics

Demand for universal blood type O Negative expected to be higher than donations being made during the games New statistics from NHS Blood and...