More blood donors needed in Wimborne

Most people aged 17 to 65, if they are generally in good health can give blood.  Giving blood is quick, simple and safe.  One donation – 470mls (less than a pint) can save or improve the lives of 3 patients.  All most people feel is the satisfaction that they are helping to save lives.  We give you a pint of water to drink just prior to giving blood so you quickly replace fluid levels in your body.  Your visit to a session will take approximately 50 minutes in total.

The next blood donor session in Wimborne is on 22 June 2016 at Allendale Community Centre, Hanham Road, Wimborne.  BH21 1AS.

Session times 12:50 to 15:30 and 16:30 to 19:15

You must weigh at least 7st 12lbs (50kg).    Please see our website or ring our call centre for further details www.blood.co.uk or call 0300 123 23 23 – lines are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week with calls charged at the standard local rate even from mobiles.

Please ensure you have eaten a meal at some point during the day prior to your appointment to give blood.

It is also easy to book an appointment through mobile apps for Windows, Android and Apple devices. To download the app, search ‘NHSGiveBlood’ in the app store.

 

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