Appeal for more blood

Blood donors in Mansfield are being asked to help keep blood stocks healthy after many sessions were cancelled during the recent bad weather.

NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT) is urging people to come forward to the next session at Mansfield Civic Centre on Tuesday 15th February, 11.15am-12.45pm, 2-4pm and 4.45-7pm.

Holly Mason, spokesperson for NHS Blood and Transplant said; “Blood stocks were affected over December and January and we want to get levels back to normal.”

If you would like to become a donor and are aged between 17 and 65, generally in good health and weigh more than 7st 12lbs, call 0300 123 23 23 now to register or visit