Blood donor sessions in
Warwick are galloping along so well that they are being moved to the
So many people have been
visiting the current sessions in the Nelson Club that organisers are
having to move to bigger premises to try and fit more people in.
The first session will be in
the Paddock Restaurant, reached from Hampton Street on 28 November
from 1.30pm to 3.0pm and 4.30pm to 7pm.
A Midlands spokesman for the
Blood Service said:
“We have been going to our
old venue, the Nelson Club, for a long time and are very grateful
for their support, but the Warwick session is growing and we needed
to find somewhere which would give us the potential to be more
flexible with opening times.
“Also, the racecourse has
the big advantage of being well signposted and having car
A typical session in Warwick
brings in more than 120 donations, and the Blood Service is hoping to
increase this and hold more regular sessions in the town.
The spokesman added:
“There is a great need for
new donors through the Midlands as only about six per cent of the
available population are enrolled donors.”
Anyone aged 17 to 60 who is
over 50kg and in good health can probably become a donor – more
information on 0345 711711.