Blood

Happy Birthday, Nottingham Donor Centre

Nottingham Donor Centre turned one last week and what a first year for the centre it has been! Tasked with moving from a small centre on the outskirts of the city, the kind an estate agent might call ‘cosy’ or ‘bijou’, to moving to the second largest centre in the country might have seemed a

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Parliament

Monday began with more appraisals, calls and meetings at the West End Donor Centre. Tuesday started with an early morning meeting with Henny Braund who runs the Anthony Nolan Charity talking all things stem cell. This was followed by a board preparation session for our main board meeting later in the month, before John Pattullo

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Regeneration

Short week, but seemed busy. Tuesday started fairly close to home with a visit to the South Central SNOD team. I talked about the challenges and opportunities for the coming year, including advanced cell therapies, of which more later. We talked about the vital role the SNODs play in being the local leaders for organ

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Goodbye

This week has been a little sad as we say goodbye to our colleagues from North Wales as they leave NHSBT to join the new All Wales Blood Service – more on this later. Monday started in the West End Donor centre with a number of meetings and carrying on with appraisals for the senior

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