In celebration of National Blood Week 2019 Elena Keeling speaks to a Medway voice to find out how giving blood gives back to them and what more can be done to help save more lives..
To celebrate National Blood Week 2019 from the 10-16 June, NHS Blood and Transplant have highlighted how they need 400 new blood donors every single day to be able to sustain.
The number of blood donations are on the rise here in Medway. However, new figures released by NHS England at the start of this year declared that twice as many women than men had signed up in 2018 to be blood donors. Which poses the question of what more can be done to help these numbers keep rising in order to aid the ever-growing population’s need for blood.Continue reading “How easy is it to donate blood in Medway?”