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Ulverston Blood Donor Sessions

Ulverston Blood Donor Sessions
Event held: 22 Aug 2014
Time: 1:45pm to 3:45pm and 5:00pm to 7:30pm
Promoter/Organiser: National Blood Service
Tel: 0300 1232323
Venue: Coronation Hall
Address: County Square
Town: Ulverston
County: Cumbria
Postcode: LA12 7LZ
Description
 
Blood Donor Sessions in Ulverston
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This event is held at the Coronation Hall in Ulverston with two sessions at
1:45pm to 3:45pm and 5:00pm to 7:30pm.

Tel. for further information:  0300 123 23 23  |  National Blood Service Website
 
Further Information on Giving Blood
 
blood donor1.jpgThe National Blood Service need to collect 7000 donations of blood every day in order to carry out life saving and life improving treatments. Blood isn't just used for accidents and emergencies as many patients, such as those undergoing treatment for cancer and leukaemia, need regular blood transfusions.
 
At each blood donor session you will be given a questionnaire to complete about your health, medical history, travel history and lifestyle. National Blood Service staff will go through your answers with you before a quick finger prick check of your iron levels. Providing everything is fine, you can make your blood donation and ten to fifteen minutes later, you've saved a life!
 
Anyone may be able to donate if they are aged between 17-65, weigh over 7st 12lb (50 kg) and are in good health. There is no upper age limit for blood donation if you have donated during the last two years. For details of sessions in your area or to book an appointment please call 08457 711 711 or visit www.blood.co.uk.
 
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