Know Blood, Give Blood
13th June 2013
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This week is National Blood Week, so what's stopping you from giving a pint of the good stuff to help others?

For most of us, there's no good reason not to - especially since every unit of blood you donate could save or improve the lives of up to THREE people.

I speak from experience - it actually doesn't hurt. The finger test at the start to check your iron levels is the worst bit. And you get a free cup of tea afterwards.

If you're not sure, take the Donor Health Check and see if you're in a fit state to donate.

For more information and to start donating TODAY, click on

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Hilary R

Member since: 31st May 2012

Writer and sax player. Brought up in Hitchin and - apart from uni and some ensuing madness of life in London - I've always lived here.

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