Blood donors wanted

Rutherglen Reformer - - Election Countdown -

Blood donors are wanted i n Ru t h e r g l e n and Cam­bus­lang.

The Scot­tish Na­tional Blood Trans­fu­sion will re­turn next week, on July 6, to Ruther­glen Town Hall, from 2-3.45pm and from 5.15-7.30pm.

The fol­low­ing day, they will visit the Croft­foot Parish Church hall, at 318 Croft­park Av­enue, from 4-7.30pm.

Male donors can give blood ev­ery 12 weeks.

That’s ap­prox­i­mately ev­ery three months or four times in a 12 month pe­riod.

Fe­male donors can give ev­ery 16 weeks or ap­prox­i­mately ev­ery four months.

Most peo­ple are able to give blood. As long as you are fit and healthy, weigh over seven stone 12 lbs (50kg) and are aged be­tween 17 and 66 (up to 70 if you have given blood be­fore) you should be able to give blood.

Visit­ uk for fur­ther in­for­ma­tion.

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