After giving blood
we recommend that you drink plenty of fluids, avoid alcohol and avoid any strenuous activity for approximately eight hours.
The 62-year-old, who works as an electronics technician at RAF Fylingdales, first started giving blood
after seeing the need for it first-hand as a St John Ambulance volunteer.
DOGGY LIFESAVER Lily from Brandon, Co Durham, been giving blood
for the last six years
We can't thank people enough, the generous gift of people giving blood
has saved our daughter's life and we will continue to campaign and urge more people to do it.
I would like people to know that giving blood
doesn't hurt at all and I have never had the slightest adverse reaction to donating.
n To find out more about giving blood
call 0800 252266 or visit www.
SAVED: Ryan as a baby; GIFT OF LIFE: Giving blood
takes just minutes but medics say donations are falling
Because medical emergencies can occur at any time, to any one of us, giving blood
helps ensure that the blood is there should you, your loved one, or members of our community need blood to survive.
DONORS giving blood
this weekend will receive a free copy of a gory video game.
I can't think of a better way to spend my Saturday,'' said Valencia resident Jeff Hill, as he sipped orange juice from a paper cup after giving blood
and registering as a potential bone marrow donor.
And yesterday she was at the front of the queue to lead reluctant students to giving blood
at a donor session.
From his donor bed, Beckett said, "I am sitting here now watching people around me giving blood
and it is so straightforward.
The widow of a man, who died after giving blood
, called last night for the public to be made more aware of the potential risks of being donors.
Holiday shopping and special holiday activities keep many people from giving blood
Colin, whose mother also donates blood, has been giving blood
since he was 18 and is also a platelet donor.