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Blood service sends bat signal as stocks run low

Story Published: 19 Aug 2014

AUSTRALIA needs more blood donations following a sudden spike in demand as the Blood Service continues to battle a...

His 92 litres of plasma have helped save more than 300 lives

Story Published: 31 Jul 2014

A LIFE punctuated with skydiving adventures, scuba-diving, military service and volunteering for St John Ambulance...

Call to top up state’s vital blood supplies

Story Published: 18 Jul 2013

WITH just one day’s supply of O negative blood left, Shailer Park resident Rosemary Timms didn’t hesitate to roll up her...

Baying for blood donation service

Story Published: 14 Jun 2012

Local businesses are calling on residents to show their support for a new push to have a blood donation service available...

Blood bank cops it

Story Published: 20 Aug 2012

THEY are the men and women who put themselves on the frontline to protect our community.

Red Cross in need of platelets

Story Published: 22 Dec 2011

THE Australian Red Cross Blood Service donor mobile is in Murwillumbah this week trying to bolster supplies before the...

Coolangatta blood van appeals for 88 donors this week

Story Published: 27 Nov 2012

THE Red Cross in Coolangatta needs your blood this week as it gets ready for the holiday period and tries to maintain stock...

It's blood battle time

Story Published: 9 Jun 2012

WHETHER you bleed maroon or blue, the Red Cross Blood Service needs your blood.

Man gives blood 250 times

Story Published: 31 Jul 2012

WHEN Coolangatta resident Leonard Caple gave blood for the first time, he didn't expect to become a life-long donor.

This blood is worth bottling

Story Published: 8 Jun 2011

IT WAS a bloody day in The Observer office yesterday, with several staff members deciding to roll up our sleeves, put our...

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