Queen Street Medical Practice

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Blood stem cell donation

For many people with a blood cancer or blood disorder a donation from a matching blood stem cell donor is their best chance of survival.  With blood stem cell donation, only stem cells are donated not blood and matches are determined by tissue type, not blood group.

Even though there are 27 million people on the worldwide register, this is not enough.  Many people in the UK still can’t find a suitable matching donor.

Donation venues and dates (2020) – No appointment required!

Monday 20th April
9am – 5pm at Whitehaven Harbour Youth Project Offices

Tuesday 21st April
9am – 3pm at Castlerigg Room, B409, Sellafield

Wednesday 22nd April
10am – 4pm at Westlakes Science Park, Sustainability room, Ingwell Hall

Thursday 23rd April
12pm – 5pm at Egremont Market Hall

Friday 24th April
1pm – 9pm at Xtreme Gym, Lillyhall

If you are unable to attend a donation session, you can visit the website and register for a swab kit to be sent to your home address, then just post it back.

Use the following link to register and order your swab kit:

https://www.dkms.org.uk/en/register-now

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