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Wednesday, 21 April 2021

People in and around Twickenham and Croydon have begun donating blood plasma for medicines for the first time in more than 20 years

This plasma will be used to make antibody-based medicines for people with rare immune diseases.

Thousands of patients rely on them for short-term or lifelong diseases and genetic disorders.

Henry Jarvis, Twickenham Plasma Donor Centre Manager says “you will save and transform lives” if you donate. 

Twickenham and Croydon plasma donor centres are among the 14 NHS Blood and Transplant donor centres around England now taking donations, for an initial three month period.

More than 500 people have donated in the two weeks since collection started, and nearly 250 people are booked in to donate this week at Twickenham plasma donor centre which is in Regal House on London Road.


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