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Voluntary blood donors maintain security of supply for society189560htmlBlood donors play an invaluable role in terms of the reliability of society. This week’s blood donors will also help to save patients next week.6/13/2022 1:00:00 PM
Deferral period for donating blood after a monkeypox infection189630htmlMonkeypox infections have been reported in several European countries and the first cases have also been found in Finland. No cases of monkeypox obtained by blood transfusions have been observed, but a three-week deferral period after exposure to monkeypox will be introduced as a precautionary measure for blood donation from 13 June.6/13/2022 7:00:00 AM
Hartela completes new premises for the Blood Service at Vehkala in Vantaa189460htmlHartela built flexibly adaptable premises compliant with modern needs for the Finnish Red Cross Blood Service, located in the district of Vehkala in Vantaa.6/13/2022 6:00:00 AM
Over 58 000 persons have joined the Blood Service Biobank 188730htmlThe Blood Service’s valuable Biobank, which is celebrating its 5th anniversary, already contains information on over 58,000 blood donors. Samples collected through blood donation lay the foundation for research focusing on disease prevention and identification of disease mechanisms. 6/7/2022 1:00:00 PM
Emergency blood supplies are running low – O negative blood donors are needed urgently182360htmlRecently, the need for O negative emergency blood has been much higher than normal and supplies have fallen alarmingly. The Blood Service is appealing to all those whose blood group is O negative to come forward and donate. 5/31/2022 12:00:00 PM
The mask recommendation in blood donation is being lifted187830htmlThe situation with the coronavirus epidemic has eased throughout the country, and face masks are no longer required in public areas except in special cases. Starting from 12 May, the mask recommendation will also be lifted in our blood donation locations.5/12/2022 10:00:00 AM
Opening hours of Blood Service units are expanding with more evening appointments added62540htmlStarting in May, it will be easier than ever to book a blood donation appointment as the ten Blood Service units will be open at least until 18:00 on weekdays starting on May 2. 4/29/2022 10:00:00 AM
The Blood Service strategy emphasises readiness and regeneration62150htmlThe Finnish Red Cross Blood Service’s (FRCBS) operating strategy for the coming years emphasises flexible operational readiness, operational reliability and the development of new treatment methods. Voluntary blood donors play an important role in the reliability of Finland’s blood supply. The corona pandemic years have left their mark on the operations and future needs.4/11/2022 7:00:00 AM
FRCBS Annual Report for 2021 published34070htmlYou will find all the key figures and statistics concerning Finnish Red Cross Blood Service and an overview of the most important changes and events that took place last year. Also our strategy and the financial and staff figures for 2021 are included. 4/6/2022 5:00:00 PM
Help from blood donors is needed around the Easter holidays66700htmlThe help of volunteer blood donors is needed especially around public holidays. The Blood Service units are open on weekdays and on Easter Monday, 18 April.4/6/2022 12:00:00 PM