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May 2018

Winter is coming!

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Winter months in the Western Cape typically represent nestling under blankets, hearty stews, steaming cups of hot chocolate and movie nights. However, for the WP Blood Transfusion Service it is not such a cozy time.


Jan 2018

Thank you for your support during the Festive Season!

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The Western Province Blood Transfusion Service wishes to thank its blood donors for their support during the Festive Season.  Thanks to our remarkable donors we managed to receive 12 433 donations which resulted in saving the lives of more than 37 000 people.



Dec 2017

The battle to the Top 10 blood donations schools

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New youth donors are vital to the sustainability of the WPBTS blood donor database, as each year the need for blood and blood products rise and we therefore need to increase our active donor base. WPBTS forges good ties with educational institutions and set up blood donation clinics at them.


Jan 2018

WPBTS partners with FNB Varsity Cup

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The Western Province Blood Transfusion Service (WPBTS) and the South African National Blood Service (SANBS) are excited to partner with the FNB Varsity Cup and FNB Varsity Shield for the next three years.  The partnership will encourage all South Africans to #maketheteam.  Every donor (e


Jan 2018

There is a New Year’s resolution you can commit to! Donate Blood!

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January is the month when we reflect on the previous year and make New Year’s resolutions.  It’s a time for new challenges and breaking old habits.  Make blood donation one of your New Year’s resolutions and commit to donating blood at least four times in 2018.  This is a resolution that’s easily