Blood bank issues urgent call for type A positive and type O positive
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The National Blood Transfusion Service is inviting Gozitans to donate blood this coming Sunday, the 23rd of July, blood donations can be made at the Outpatients Department of the Gozo General Hospital, between 8.00am and 1.00pm.
The Service said that they are currently in urgent need of type A positive and type O positive blood. Please also encourage others to donate if possible.
The intense heat of summer can have an affect on the number people providing blood donations. There is also a possibility of extra demand for blood by the hospitals, due to an increase in accidents as the summer season progresses.
It is important that before you go to donate blood to drink a substantial amount of water, and take your ID card, driving license or Maltese passport. The Service thanks everyone in advance those who intend to donate.