1. ITV Report

Schoolgirl backs calls for more black donors with rare blood type

An 11-year-old girl whose life has been saved again and again thanks to the generosity of complete strangers is backing a campaign to encourage more people to give blood.

Cianna Bent suffers from Sickle Cell Disease and her treatment relies on a rare blood type as Juliette Fletcher reports.


  • Cianna Bent, aged 11
  • Gayle Franklin, NHS Blood and Transplant
  • Taylor Samuel-Beechey, donor
  • Juliette Fletcher, reporting