Blood for transfusion

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Blood donation

Volunteer donors need to meet strict eligibility criteria and may donate blood, plasma or platelets.

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Ensuring safety

Safety is our number one priority and we’re really proud to have one of the world’s safest blood supplies.

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Making blood components

Donations are taken to our processing centres where they’re manufactured into components.

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Matching blood groups

Before you receive a transfusion, testing is done between donated blood and a sample of your own to check for compatibility.

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