NHSBT‘s Winter Appeal launched this month in a bid to increase the number of donations received in December – but are people well-informed enough about what actually happens when you give blood? BUzz news spoke to regular donor Mark Ashby, 48, in a bid to encourage people to donate this Christmas. Asbhy, who has […]
Wanting to donate this Christmas? Here’s NHS Blood and Transplant‘s top 10 reasons why your donation is essential… Blood is needed 365 days a year. Your blood can end up in any hospital across the country, regardless as to where you donate – and you get notified as to when your donation’s used, too! “You […]
Help fill the stocking this year – make and keep a date to donate NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT) is making a countywide appeal for people to give lifesaving blood donations over the Christmas period. In December alone, 600 donation appointments at the Poole donation centre remain unbooked. NHSBT is strongly advising people across […]
This interactive map includes data taken from Public Health England and the National Child Measurement Programme (2017). The data is collected from samples taken every year from reception and year 6 classes across the country which detail the percentage of children who are obese or overweight in both age groups. Regional and inclusive reports can […]
It has been revealed that smoking causes more than 8,000 deaths in the south west region every year. Public Health England are urging all NHS staff to intervene and use free online training to help them to deliver effective stop smoking advice in an attempt to combat the number of fatalities. This comes as latest […]
This documentary focuses on the promise of increased funding for Mental Health Funding and whether it is reaching the frontline or not.