Giv­ing blood this sum­mer

Rutherglen Reformer - - News -

Blood donors are wanted in Ruther­glen, Cam­bus­lang and Croft­foot.

The Scot­tish Na­tional Blood Trans­fu­sion Ser­vice will re­turn to Ruther­glen Town Hall on July 6, from 2- 3.45pm and from 5.157.30pm.

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

Then on Tues­day, Au­gust 11, they will make a re­turn to the Cam­bus­lang In­sti­tute, Greenlees Road, from 2pm to 3.45pm and 5.15pm to 7.30pm.

Donors can give blood ev­ery 12 weeks, about ev­ery three months or four times in a 12- month pe­riod.

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

Visit­ for fur­ther in­for­ma­tion on do­nat­ing.

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