Freedom of Information

The WBS is part of Velindre NHS Trust and complies with the Freedom of Information Act 2000. The Trust has a Publications Scheme (this link will open in a new browser window). The WBS also has a variety of information leaflets which are available at blood donation sessions or on request from the:

Velindre NHS Trust Headquarters,

2 Charnwood Court,
Parc Nantgarw,
CARDIFF,
CF15 7QZ

From 1 January 2005 requests under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 for other information held by the WBS can be made by writing to the Publication Scheme Coordinator at:

The Director of the Welsh Blood Service,

Ely Valley Road,
Talbot Green,
Pontyclun,
CF72 9WB

Leaflets published by us:
Category: Information for donors

Your donation 
Haemoglobin
Anaemia and Iron
Malaria
Chagas' disease
Bruising
Post donation advice
Variant CJD 
Information for men who have had sex with men 
Your information rights 
Your lifesaving card (about our donor cards)
Category: Explanatory leaflets for donors asked to give special donations

Donations for the National Institute for Biological Standards
Donations for toxoplasmosis controls
Category: Donor recruitment information

Who needs bone marrow- everyone 
Platelet donors - A different way to give
If giving is in your blood - enrolment card
Category: Patient information

Blood transfusion explained - information for patients and relatives
Important information for parents of babies and young children receiving Fresh Frozen Plasma