Information downloads

Download our latest information leaflets below

Platelet donors needed

Help change patients lives

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Second Chance

Join the Welsh Bone Marrow Donor Registry today

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Blood 4 Life

Our young donor programme

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Your donation

What happens when you volunteer to give blood to the Welsh Blood Service

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Information for men who have had sex with men

Why we ask you not to donate to the Welsh Blood Service

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Bruising

A possible side effect when donating for the Welsh Blood Service

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Complaints

How to make a complaint about any aspect of the Welsh Blood Service

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Confirmatory typing

Blood sample confirmation for possible donor/patient stem cell match

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Donating Bone Marrow

Answering some of the questions you may have about donating bone marrow to the Welsh Blood Service

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Donating peripheral blood stem cells

Answering some of the questions you may have about donating stem cells to the Welsh Blood Service

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Female Donors age 17 & 19yrs

On 13 February 2012 our guidelines are changing for female donors aged 17–19 years

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Giving is in your blood

Your lifesaving blood donation card from the Welsh Blood Service.

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Haemoglobin Anaemia and Iron

The Welsh Blood Service checks your levels before donating.

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If giving is in your blood, please help

Improving Our Service

Providing a world class service for hospitals and patients in Wales

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Improving our service and listening to our donors

We have listened to your feedback and as a result are making changes to the way we medically screen our donors.

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Improving the Welsh Blood Service:

The way you complete your donor health check questionnaire is changing. We are introducing touch-screens to collect personal and medical history, simply and securely.

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Platelet Process Cycle

A simple diagram explaining what’s involved when you donate platelets.

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Position Statement – November 2011

Putting Donors at the heart of everything we do

Donor care is paramount and getting it right is our priority.

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Quality Service

Provision by the Welsh Blood Service of caring principles for donors.

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Testing

Ensuring the Welsh Blood Service provides safe blood to patients

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Thank you

Thank you – you’re our lifeblood

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The Welsh Blood Service working in partnership with local communities

The support of our local communities is vital to ensure we continue to meet the demands of our partner hospitals by meeting the changing needs of our blood donors.

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Will I need a blood transfusion?

Important information for all patients who may need a blood transfusion?

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Will your baby need a blood transfusion?

Like all medical treatments, a blood transfusion should only be given if it is essential.

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Will your child need a blood transfusion?

Like all medical treatments, a blood transfusion should only be given if it is essential.

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Will your child need a plasma transfusion

What is Plasma?

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Your Information rights

Collecting data and access to your Welsh Blood Service record

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