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Seven years and 13,000 tweets on from joining Twitter, the Welsh Blood Service are celebrating reaching 10,000 followers. The service opened its @givebloodwales account with a message that still stands today, ‘Give Blood, Save Lives. We can’t do it without you!’ Twitter was the first social media platform launched by our service as a way … Continue reading The Welsh Blood Service are celebrating reaching 10,000 followers on Twitter

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The Welsh Blood Service is launching innovative blood tests at next week’s Royal Welsh Show as part of its new ‘What’s My Type’ campaign. The tests, which will be available at the show from 24th – 27th July, can indicate participants’ blood types almost instantly. The simple process requires one small pinprick of blood, which … Continue reading Royal Welsh visitors will be first to discover ‘What’s My Type?’

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World Blood Donor Day encourages donors to give blood before emergencies arise. On Wednesday 14th June, countries all around the world will celebrate World Blood Donor Day, and the Welsh Blood Service are encouraging donors to give blood regularly. World Blood Donor Day serves to raise awareness of the need for safe blood and blood … Continue reading World Blood Donor Day

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Sean McCabe, 28, was diagnosed with non hodgkin lymphoma in June 2013. It was devastating for the father of three and his fiancée Lisa.

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Park Inn Hotel Cardiff provided a fantastic venue for a new blood donation clinic last month.

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Sarah Herbert donated her stem cells to a patient in desperate need of a transplant. Working as a doctor in a busy A&E unit allows Sarah to save lives and help people get well on a daily basis.

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“At 19 weeks pregnant I was admitted to hospital and was diagnosed with placenta previa. I needed blood transfusions every 1-2 weeks, my baby was not expected to survive.”

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