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Every Drop Counts - NZ Blood Service visits Waihi today

Every Drop Counts - NZ Blood Service visits Waihi today

Posted January 28, 2020
Health , Podcasts

Brian Gentil spoke to Chris Dickinson from the New Zealand Blood Service about their visit to the Waihi Memorial Hall today.

Chris is a Donor Relations Coordinator for the New Zealand Blood Service.Chris told Brian the blood service would greatly appreciate seeing anyone and everyone willing to roll up a sleeve, support their visit and donate today between 12 midday and 4 pm.

Blood stocks are needed for a range of reasons and Chris said the NZ Blood Service is always in need of new blood stocks.

Anyone over the age of 16 can donate. There is a weight and height criteria, you need to be over 50 kgs - Chris explained the process.

New and regular donors are very welcome to make their way to the Waihi Memorial Hall today and register.

You can also call 0800 448 325 to arrange an appointment.One blood donation can save up to three lives.

Click on our podcast interview to hear the full interview with Chris Dickinson.