26 Jan '11, 4am

Blood collection centre opens in Woodlands

Blood collection centre opens in Woodlands

SINGAPORE: It has become more convenient to donate blood with the opening of a blood collection centre in Woodlands. The facility at Woodlands Civic Centre is the first fixed satellite blood collection centre set up by the Health Sciences Authority (HSA). The new facility is part of HSA's broader strategy to increase the number of fixed blood collection centres beyond the blood bank at Outram Road. The [email protected], which collects an average of 120 to 150 whole blood donations daily, is already running at full capacity. Fridays and Saturdays see the highest number of donors with up to 400 people coming forward to donate blood. As an alternative fixed blood collection site, the [email protected] will possibly ease congestion and shorten waiting times for donors during peak periods at the main site at Outram Road. HSA targets to collect 50 to 100 units of blood per day fr...

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