With news this morning that new blood donors in England and Wales has dropped by 40% in the past decade I thought I would share my experiences!
First of all I started giving blood over a decade ago, I think when I was actually 18 or 19, the main reason was because I could, it was my little way to help out people that needed it more than I did!
There are always sessions available, but you just need to plan ahead, very few session in my experience have appointments for people just to drop in and give blood, and my local session is very much like that! I often book my next session whilst enjoying a cup of tea and a biscuit after giving my pint (just short of!)Read More