Appeal for public to join two blood giving sessions

THE blood transfusion service is appealing for members of the public to attend sessions being held in North Tyneside next week.

The NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT) service will be in North Shields and Longbenton on Tuesday.

The unit will be at Longbenton Community Centre in Chesters Avenue from 2pm to 4pm and again from 4.45pm to 7.30pm.

On the same day it will be at the Methodist Church Hall in Hawkeys Lane, Preston Grange, from 1.30pm to 4pm and 4.45pm to 7.15pm.

For more information, to book an appointment or to find a local session call 0300 123 2323 or visit