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misdee Thu 07-Jul-05 13:43:57

they migh tbe needing extra today

i cant donate as dd3 is under 9months old.

tatt Thu 07-Jul-05 13:45:00

news says OK so far but stocks will need to be rebuilt. I can't go either, on medication

SaintGeorge Thu 07-Jul-05 13:47:09

Best not to donate today unless they specifically put out a request. They will be snowed under trying to deal with coordinating existing supplies.

Unless you have a rare blood group it is best to donate in the following days and weeks to build the blood bank back up again.

misdee Thu 07-Jul-05 13:48:22

wish i could as am O neg.

sharklet Thu 07-Jul-05 13:49:03

Am going to go and give blood next week, just made an appointment. Don't know what else to do to help.


tatt Thu 07-Jul-05 13:49:51

actually its o neg they run out of fastest (I'm O neg and I always feel bad when I can't go). But agree best to go later this week.

dizzydo Thu 07-Jul-05 13:50:10

I have just telephoned the number on your link misdee and they say that supplies are OK at present and if they need to top up they will make an announcement via the web or TV.

misdee Thu 07-Jul-05 13:51:19

thats good. i know o neg is needed badly a lot of the timem(is it right thay anyone can have o neg?)

tatt Sat 09-Jul-05 05:23:36

yes o neg is the one that can be given to most people in an emergency, which is why its the one that they run short of most often.

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