What did you do at the weekend?

What did you do at the weekend?

If you’re a trustee with Blood Bikes then the occasional call from a hospital is not unusual. Our phone system passes the call on to a backup volunteer if the duty controller is busy. But the call I received last Saturday was out of the ordinary and it piqued my...
A night shift

A night shift

An interesting shift for a quiet Friday night.   When our duty controller, Nigel, came on shift, our rider, Vicky K, was already in transit with a run of urgent meds to Llangrannog.   Paul K (rider) meanwhile was lined up to help a hospice with a late admission by...
An essential service

An essential service

I’ve been seven years with this charity covering thousands of miles and hundreds of hours on a bike and on the phone but today was my first milk run. It wasn’t planned that way but that’s how it turned out. Milk runs tend to happen during the week...
A prestigious honour indeed

A prestigious honour indeed

In June we were delighted to announce that this charity had been honoured with the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service. Last Wednesday representatives of the charity from all corners of Wales were pleased to be presented with this award by the Lord Lieutenant of South...