Blood short­age fears

Manchester Evening News - - NEWS -

PEO­PLE with rare blood types are be­ing asked ur­gently to give blood.

The NHS Blood and Trans­plant team are in des­per­ate need of O neg­a­tive and B neg­a­tive donors in Manch­ester.

If they don’t col­lect enough over the next fort­night, stocks could drop to be­low two days. Stocks should be at least six days. Both the Manch­ester Blood Cen­tre on Ply­mouth Grove and Nor­folk House on Brown Street in the city cen­tre have ap­point­ments avail­able, and peo­ple with those two blood types are asked to book a slot. For more in­for­ma­tion call 0300 123 23 23 or visit www. blood.co.uk.

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