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Blood Donor Centre In Need Of O Positive Blood

Blood Donor Centre In Need Of O Positive Blood

The Bermuda Blood Donor Centre is currently in need of O positive blood, and is requesting members of the public to donate if possible. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Blood Donor Centre is currently in need of O positive blood and is requesting members of the public donate where possible. If you are able to donate or have any questions on eligibility... Read more of this article

Blood Donor Raffle Winners Announced

Blood Donor Raffle Winners Announced

The Bermuda Blood Donor Centre presented blood donors Jason Kyme and Lorraine King, with a prize each, donated by Hamilton Princess & Beach Club. The two prizes were a weekend stay at the hotel, and a champagne brunch. Included in one draw were the most active regular blood donors, and in the other all new donors, based on donations made over the... Read more of this article

BHB: Revised Blood Donor Eligibility Criteria

BHB: Revised Blood Donor Eligibility Criteria

The Bermuda Hospitals Board announced revised blood donor eligibility criteria used in the Bermuda Blood Donor Centre. A spokesperson said, “Eligibility criteria are part of the standards used to ensure the safest possible voluntary blood supply for people in Bermuda who need transfusions. Other standards include having a voluntary [not paid]... Read more of this article

Freisenbruch Meyer Win Blood Drive Competition

Freisenbruch Meyer Win Blood Drive Competition

The Ministry of Health and Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] announced that Freisenbruch Meyer won the 2021 Corporate Blood Drive Competition, marking their second consecutive win. A spokesperson said, “The Corporate Blood Drive Competition this year was between eleven companies, who collectively raised 235 blood and 16 apheresis donations in the... Read more of this article

World Blood Donor Day Regional Celebrations

World Blood Donor Day Regional Celebrations

Bermuda and Jamaica are set to headline the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization [PAHO/WHO] regional celebrations for World Blood Donor Day. A spokesperson said, “The event will be livestreamed on PAHO social media pages on Monday, June 14 starting at 11:00AM. “World Blood Donor Day is celebrated annually to raise global awareness... Read more of this article

Princess Supports Call To Encourage More Donors

Princess Supports Call To Encourage More Donors

The Bermuda Hospitals Board and Bermuda Blood Donor Centre today thanked Hamilton Princess & Beach Club for their support on encouraging more blood and apheresis donors in Bermuda. In support of World Blood Donor Day 2021, which is celebrated on 14 June, Hamilton Princess has donated a weekend stay at the hotel and champagne brunch which will be... Read more of this article

People Asked To Become Blood Donors

People Asked To Become Blood Donors

The pandemic has “brought new challenges, with people in quarantine or isolation,” and the Bermuda Blood Donor Centre team is asking people to please consider donating. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Blood Donor Centre team is asking people to give the gift of life this Christmas and consider becoming a blood or apheresis donor,... Read more of this article

Bacardi Wins Annual Corporate Blood Drive

Bacardi Wins Annual Corporate Blood Drive

Bermuda Hospitals Board and the Ministry of Health today announced Bacardi as the winner of the 2018/19 Corporate Blood Drive as part of the celebrations of World Blood Donor Day. The revolving trophy and certificate were awarded to Bacardi by Minister of Health Kim Wilson. “We are very pleased to celebrate Bacardi, who have won the Corporate Blood... Read more of this article

Barrett & Chubb Help Provide Shirts For Donors

Barrett & Chubb Help Provide Shirts For Donors

The Bermuda Blood Donor Centre is today [Dec 5] thanking two donors, Mr Peter Barrett and Chubb, who have provided funding for polo shirts that are being awarded to long term blood and apheresis donors who have donated throughout this year. Peter Barrett first made a donation for the Blood Donor Centre to purchase shirts for people who donated over... Read more of this article

Princess Staff Donate Blood & Deliver Gifts

Princess Staff Donate Blood & Deliver Gifts

The Bermuda Blood Donor Centre extended their thanks to the Hamilton Princess & Beach Club staff who are part of this year’s corporate blood drive. The staff went to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital on Halloween, where they donated 11 pints of blood and visited children on Gosling Ward and residents on the Continuing Care, and did a ‘reverse... Read more of this article

Minister: ‘Donating Blood Helps Save Lives’

Minister: ‘Donating Blood Helps Save Lives’

Every year on June 14, people around the world donate blood in honour of World Blood Donor Day, Minister of Health Kim Wilson said in the House of Assembly today [June 15], adding that we need to educate the community and raise awareness, as donating blood helps save lives. The Minister said, “Every year on June 14, people around the world will... Read more of this article

Bacardi Wins Bermuda Corporate Blood Drive

Bacardi Wins Bermuda Corporate Blood Drive

Bermuda Hospitals Board and the Ministry of Health today [June 14] revealed Bacardi Limited as the winner of Bermuda’s Corporate Blood Drive Competition 2018, as part of the celebration of World Blood Donor Day. This is the second time in successive years Bacardi has won the competition. In second place was Butterfield & Vallis and in third,... Read more of this article

Celebrating Bermuda’s “50 Club” Blood Donors

Celebrating Bermuda’s “50 Club” Blood Donors

Bermuda Hospitals Board thanked Peter Barrett for his donation of a plaque that lists the names of current Bermuda donors who have made 50 or more blood or apheresis donations. The plaque donation is in honour of his father, Leslie Barrett. Installed in the entry hallway of the Bermuda Blood Donor Centre on the first floor of the King Edward VII Memorial... Read more of this article