The NHS needs to ensure it’s supplies of all blood groups and blood types are adequate to treat all types of conditions. By giving blood, each donor helps with the the challenge of providing life-saving products whenever and wherever they are needed. Blood products from Black, Asian and minority ethnic communities are especially important.
Date: Thursday 31 March & Thursday 26 May
Time: Session 1.30- 4.30 , Session 2 5.30- 8.00pm
Location: St Mildred’s Church, St Mildred’s Road Lee SE12 0RA
Who can give blood
Most people can give blood. You can give blood if you:
- are fit and healthy
- weigh over 7 stone 12 lbs or 50kg
- are aged between 17 and 66 (or 70 if you have given blood before)
- are over 70 and have given blood in the last two years
Men can give blood every 3 months and women can give blood every 4 months.
Check you are able to give blood
Common eligibility questions include:
- receiving treatment
- taking medication
- travelling outside of the UK
- received blood, blood products or organs
Why not book an appointment? You can call 0300 123 23 23 at any time (before the day of the session) to book an appointment for your next donation visit www.blood.co.uk .
You can call 0300 123 23 23 or visit www.blood.co.uk to check details before attending the session. You can also call this number at any time before the day of the appt.