Letters

UK blood service is responding to current needs

BMJ 1999; 318 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.318.7176.125 (Published 09 January 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;318:125
  1. E A E Robinson, Medical director
  1. National Blood Service, Oak House, Watford, Hertfordshire WD1 1QH

    EDITOR —Booth's comments on blood donation have to be considered in the context of delivering a national service to donors, hospitals, and patients. The National Blood Service needs to collect 10000 voluntary blood donations every day to meet the needs of all the hospitals in England and north Wales. We are keen to consider partnerships with hospitals where our combined efforts could provide a better as well as a cost effective service to patients and donors. Indeed, we already hold …

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