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A small baby is receiving a blood transfusion.
A small baby is receiving a blood transfusion.
Mother urges more people to become lifesaving blood donors for National Blood Donor Week

A mother of three is advocating for more people to donate blood after her unborn son desperately needed a blood transfusion to save his life. This National Blood Donor Week (10-16 June 2024), Rebecca Davies from Dinas Powys is highlighting the continuous need for blood, without it, her son would not be here today.

Velindre University NHS Trust logo.
Velindre University NHS Trust logo.
Infected Blood Inquiry | Velindre University NHS Trust statement

Statement by Steve Ham, Chief Executive Officer, Velindre University NHS Trust, of which the Welsh Blood Service is an operational national service.

The Infected Blood Inquiry logo is a green circle.
The Infected Blood Inquiry logo is a green circle.
Infected Blood Inquiry | Public information

The Infected Blood Inquiry is an independent public statutory inquiry established to examine the circumstances in which men, women and children treated by national health services in the UK were given infected blood and infected blood products, in particular, in the 1970s, 80s and very early 90s.

Dr Jane Mathlin is smiling in a garden at Velindre Cancer Centre.
Dr Jane Mathlin is smiling in a garden at Velindre Cancer Centre.
Retired radiographer celebrated for contributions to cancer care

A ground-breaking radiographer who retired last week after nearly 40 years at Velindre Cancer Centre has been celebrated by colleagues as an ‘inspirational leader.’

Bevan Commission support for Welsh Blood Service innovation project

Research scientist  Michael Cahillane was selected to take part in the Bevan Commission’s Innovation Intensive Learning Week 2023 with his project to reduce waste and bolster component stocks at the Welsh Blood Service

Dr Susanna Whawell is placed on the left, alongside the Trust logo on the right.
Dr Susanna Whawell is placed on the left, alongside the Trust logo on the right.
Dr Susanna Whawell joins the Board of Velindre University NHS Trust

Dr Whawell joins Velindre with over 20 years’ experience in supply chain and logistics across a variety of blue chip and international firms. Dr Whawell’s role as an Associate Independent Member will see her contribute her skills and expertise across a wide range of areas. Having successfully implemented integrated systems in organisations of all sizes, Dr Whawell’s background and expertise will bring many benefits to Velindre.

Wayne Griffiths and his family receive the British Empire Medal on the left, and Rhian Griffiths is on the right.
Wayne Griffiths and his family receive the British Empire Medal on the left, and Rhian Griffiths is on the right.
Inspirational Velindre fundraiser Wayne Griffiths receives British Empire Medal

Wayne Griffiths first became involved in fundraising when his late daughter Rhian was diagnosed with cervical cancer in 2010. He received the honour in recognition of his amazing fundraising efforts, which have surpassed £918,000 in memory of Rhian, who sadly passed away in 2012.

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