low blood inventory

Patient care takes no summer vacation; the need for blood remains (OTTAWA) – Canadian Blood Services is extending thanks to Canadian residents for the tremendous response to its urgent call for 60,000 donors by July 1. However, the need for blood remains. The national blood inventory is improving but every minute of every day, a patient in Canada needs blood. Donors are needed to continue to answer the call for blood every day throughout the summer. “We are pleased by the strong support from donors during the month of June,” says Mark Donnison, vice president, donor relations. “The outpouring