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Blood Donation Clinic

July 201824th

17:00 Abbey Court HotelCommunity, Health and Well Being, Other

Blood Donation Clinic

BLOOD DONATION CLINIC


WHERE: ABBEY COURT HOTEL, NENAGH CO TIPPERARY

WHEN: TUESDAY 24TH JULY
TIME : 5:00PM - 8:00PM


Some Facts:

· One in four people will need a blood transfusion at some point in their lives

· Only 5% of the population are regular blood donors

· Over 1,000 Irish people receive transfusions every week in Ireland

· One car accident victim may require up to 30 units of blood, a bleeding ulcer could require anything between 3-30 units of blood and a coronary artery bypass may use between 1-5 units of blood.

· Approximately 70,000 patients will have transfusions in Irish hospitals this year

· 3,000 blood donors are needed each week in Ireland

· A unit of blood lasts for just 35 days.

· Some blood packs for new born babies or cancer treatment only lasts for 5 days

· There is no substitute for human blood.

· The IBTS supplies 71 hospitals in Ireland with blood and blood products 365 days a year.

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