It’s not just blood – Well actually in this case ….

It’s not just blood – Well actually in this case ….

The last in my blog series about the services we offer to our NHS, that is until the NHS thinks of something else we can help carry.  This time we are going to look at blood. If you are a blood donor well done.  Like us, giving blood is entirely voluntary and helps...
It’s not just blood – You have ‘Miracle Bikes’

It’s not just blood – You have ‘Miracle Bikes’

I don’t know about ‘Miracle Bikes’ but that was the term used by a lady who called our enquiry line recently.  Her husband had been taken into hospital with a suspected infection.  The next morning he was starting his treatment.  The sample that...
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...