M/s Geraldine O’Rourke, of the Irish Blood Transfusion Service, reports:-
The Irish Blood Transfusion Service (IBTS) will attend at The Dome in the grounds of Semple Stadium here in Thurles, Co. Tipperary in the coming days.
Their mobile unit will be in place on Wednesday 1st March, 2017, from 5:30pm to 8:30pm, so where possible do please attend and help save a life by giving blood.
For further details check their website www. giveblood.ie or contact them on Tel: 061 306980.
Remember approximately 70,000 patients will have transfusions in Irish hospitals this year
Some 3,000 blood donors are needed each week in Ireland
A unit of blood lasts for just 35 days.
Some blood packs for new born babies or cancer treatment only lasts for 5 days
There is no substitute for human blood.
The Irish Blood Transfusion Service supplies 71 hospitals in Ireland with blood and blood products 365 days a year so do help save a life … Give Blood.