December 12 2013 Latest news:
Four blood donors have been recognised for their selfless good deeds, after reaching significant milestones.
Thousands of lives will be saved this winter after EDP readers pledged to roll up their sleeves and become blood donors.
A Norwich theatrical group, which is currently preparing to stage its performance of Sweeney Todd, has shown its support for the Evening News’s New Blood campaign.
Thousands of units of donated blood, collected from people in East Anglia, are brought to the NHS Blood and Transplant centre in Colindale.
The EDP’s New Blood campaign has been boosted by 50 new donors after a recruitment day in Norwich – with hundreds more people given the tools to become lifesavers.
As part of the New Blood campaign to recruit 750 new donors this Christmas, we found out how blood stocks are used
Readers of the EDP were today praised for answering our call and helping to save or improve the lives of at least 300 people in just over a week.
Canary legend Darren Huckerby has thrown his support behind the EDP and Evening News’ New Blood campaign, which aims to recruit 750 new blood donors during December.
What’s the thing many people don’t have a lot of at the moment, especially at this time of the year? Money.
Students at the Norwich School showed their support for the Evening News and EDP New Blood campaign when 20 teenagers signed up to become donors.
Giving blood for the first time can be a daunting task. But the process – from walking through the door to resting with a cup of tea and a biscuit – usually takes less than an hour.
With early starts and late finishes, members of the Norfolk donor team are out collecting blood most days of the year.
More than 7,000 blood donations are needed every single day of the year.
This week the Evening News and the EDP have launched a campaign to recruit 750 new blood donors during December.
Anyone aged between 17 and 65, weighing more than 50kg (seven stone 12lbs) and in general good health could potentially start saving lives by becoming a blood donor.
The EDP and Evening News are launching the New Blood campaign, in association with NHS Blood and Transplant, which manages voluntary donations nationally, to recruit 750 new donors during this month of December.
The EDP is launching the New Blood campaign, in association with NHS Blood and Transplant, which manages voluntary donations nationally, to recruit 750 new donors during this month of December. Find out where and when you can donate.