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Wisbech Blood Donations Secure Better Lives for Thousands of People

During the Covid-19 lockdown, the Queen Mary Centre, run by the Ferry Project, opened its facilities to accommodate the NHS Blood and Transplant team whilst they collected blood donations. During that time, 1,196 donations were made, helping to save or better the lives of up to 3,588 people.

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Commenting on the blood donations, Luke Folan, Deputy Regional Planning Manager for NHSBT, said, “These are amazing figures!”

Session date Donations collected
18/05/2020 78
09/06/2020 104
06/07/2020 103
01/09/2020 107
17/09/2020 62
23/09/2020 120
10/11/2020 119
27/11/2020 97
14/12/2020 85
31/12/2020 100
26/01/2021 109
18/03/2021 112
TOTAL1,196

To see what happens, on the day, when you donate blood, please visit https://www.blood.co.uk/the-donation-process/what-happens-on-the-day/

If you’d like to donate blood to this vital service, please contact www.blood.co.uk or telephone 0300 123 23 23

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