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Blood donors needed

London's hospitals are calling for more blood and bone marrow donors.

Pregnant women are also being urged to donate their placenta as part of a scheme to help seriously ill people with the blood that's found inside.

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Pregnant women urged to donate placentas after child birth

Pregnant women in the capital are being urged to donate their placenta to a good cause, once they've given birth. Its all part of a scheme aimed at helping seriously ill people with the blood that's found inside. Our reporter Jamie Shepherd, explains.

The hospitals which have the collection facilities are St George's, Northwick Park, Watford, Luton, Dunstable, Uiversity College Hospital and Barnet Hospital.

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