Appeal for more blood donors

New blood donors are urgently needed to address a worrying shortfall in bloodstocks. Donor numbers have fallen by twenty per cent over the last decade.

The NHS says unless more people come forward lives could be at risk.

Efforts to encourage more people to donate are taking place this week at centres around the region.

For more information visit the Give Blood website or call 0300 123 2323.

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