NHS Blood and Transplant Platelets

NHS Blood and Transplant Platelets


NHS website giving clear and easy to understand information all about platelets and how they help to stop bleeding and can be a lifeline for people with cancer. It has information to help someone decide if they may be able to donate (people can know for sure when they go to donate blood). It has detailed information which tells people what they can expect when they go to donate their platelets and how they can prepare for their appointment. It also helps people find their nearest donor centre. Please see the website.




People considering donating their platelets

Available for friends and family

Last updated 23/07/2021

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NHS England, support organisations and cancer charities across the UK

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