It’s not just blood – Will it fit in a top box?

It’s not just blood – Will it fit in a top box?

We do on occasion get asked to carry some unusual items, often we have no idea what they are for apart from the fact that they are medical and they’re important. As a controller I’ve been asked if a bike can carry odd items and as a rider myself my main...

It’s not just blood – Bringing it home to us

Rarely do we meet the people we help but earlier this year, Jaxson was born 10 weeks prematurely in the Royal Gwent, Newport.  Now Jaxson just happens to be the grandson of Darren and Tracey, members from our East area (Darren is area rep) which covers Aneurin Bevan...

No, but I know someone who does

When we are at collections and PR events we are often asked ‘Do you carry organs?’  The answer is no, we do not.  Our bikes and boxes are regularly tested to ensure they keep biological material at the correct temperature to ensure it is fit for purpose...

It’s not just blood – the story of miracle poo

Blood Bikes is in the title and you would be correct in assuming that we do, on occasion transport blood and blood products.  But over the next few weeks I’ll be telling you about some of the other things that we carry. I’ll start with one of our newest...
How many?

How many?

So we have been trying to catch up with our stats for over 2 years, as we are all unpaid volunteers this has been a challenge. A big thanks needs to go to the special efforts by Mike G, Lesley P, and volunteers from GAVO. Thanks to your efforts we now have a more...