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Newy blood donors respond to urgent plea

When the Redcross Blood Service issued an urgent call out for donors last week, they never imagined they’d receive the support they did. Seven days after pleading with Australians to roll up their...

Novocastrians urged to donate blood as stocks continue to drop

Novocastrians are being urged to donate blood to restore record-low stock. The Australian Red Cross Lifeblood says it has 300 appointments it needs to fill at its Maitland and Newcastle donor centres immediately. The...

New trial in fight against COVID-19

Hunter residents who have survived the coronavirus have been busy donating blood to help others diagnosed with the illness. As part of an Australian clinical trial, convalescent plasma, the liquid part of the...