Cancelled appointment putting strain on Canadian Blood Services

May 18, 2022 | 2:20pm

As spring has hit, Canadian Blood Services has seen an increase in cancelled appointments. Since March, they have seen a 10 per cent increase in late cancellations and missed appointments. That increase has led to a 25 per cent decrease in the national blood inventory. “I think part of this is influenced by recent illness, […]

Canadian Blood Services looking for donations this long weekend

Apr 11, 2022 | 1:58pm

As many Saskatchewan residents are getting ready to enjoy the Easter long weekend, Canadian Blood Services is asking for blood and plasma donations. Starting Wednesday and running until Saturday, Canadian Blood Services will be looking to fill appointments. Aaron Barlow, the territory manager of donor relations with Canadian Blood Services Regina, said that they have […]

Blood donors needed over July long weekend

Jun 28, 2021 | 10:53am

Canadian Blood Services is looking for donations in the Regina area. They have 150 appointments available over the July 1st long weekend, and would like them filled to ensure a steady supply of blood for Canadians. Territory manager Aaron Barlow says log weekends typically lead to a drop in donation appointments. “They’re pre-occupied, they got […]