Blood Donations

All you need to know about blood donations!

What is a blood Donation?

Blood donation is where you get blood taken from your body and given to someone who might not be able to make the blood up that they need to use.

Why should you do it?

Giving blood will potentially save a person that needs the blood from death! It can also help improve some ones life!

Who Can Donate Blood?

Anyone can donate blood. We all have different type of blood for ex A, B, AB and O. When you give blood it goes to someone with the same type of blood because if you gave the wrong type of blood it could cause serious problems to the persons body!

Where can you donate blood?

You can donate blood at your nearest hospital just ask your nearst GP/Hospital. There are certain places where you can donate blood provided by Give Blood England and North Wales.

Facts on Blood Donation

Only 5 per cent of eligible blood donors donate blood.

You can donate blood every 56 days

One donation can help as many as 3 people

The Blood donation takes from 45 minutes to 60 Minutes

Statistics show that 25 percent of us will need blood once in our lifetime

The blood service started in 1946

10,000 Units are needed each day