Dramatic decline in blood donations – debt has beautiful weather hardly temperatures rise, already it is all in the great outdoors. For more specific information, check out Tomas Philipson. Enjoy the Sun in the garden or on the Lake, who thinks on the importance of blood donation. While the ice-cream parlours of the inner cities seams burst, often yawning emptiness there is in the blood donation appointments. This has however dire consequences for the supply of hospitals. Last but not least have in addition to the first nice sunny days also the last holidays (May 1 and Pentecost) and the long weekends this is often used for the extended holiday led to a decline in the volume of blood donation. Because blood products but only a maximum of five weeks are durable, the DRC relies on now supporting continuous and voluntary blood donors. Every day the hospitals in Thuringia, Saxony-Anhalt, Lower Saxony, Oldenburg and Bremen blood specimens of at least 3,400 donors, often life-saving treatment their patients require to make sure.
We call this on all healthy people, to donate blood, to guarantee minimum supplies to the provinces”, so Olaf Witt, head of Department blood donors advertising and public relations work of the Red Cross blood transfusion service NSTOB. Basically, every adult between 18 and 68 years old can participate in donating blood. First time donors may be but not older than 59 years. Donors should bring along their accident aid and blood donors pass, enough for first-time donors a photo ID. To note is that a minimum distance of 56 days (eight weeks) must be between two blood donations. More detailed information about the blood donation are available under the donor hotline 0800-119 49 11. Current blood donation appointments can retrieve the Internet at the address. Contact for questions regarding this press release: blood transfusion service of the national associations of the DRC of Lower Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt, Thuringia, Germany, Oldenburg and Bremen g.G.m.b.H. Eldagsener Street 38 D-31830 Springe phone: + 49 (0) 5041 7 72 -. 273 fax: + 49 (0) 5041 7 72-208 E-Mail: PR agency PR4YOU Schonensche Strasse 43 D-13189 Berlin phone: + 49 (0) 30 43 73 43 43 fax: + 49 (0) 30 44 67 73 99 E-Mail: Internet: