Blood transfusion discrimination for gays ends

2014-05-22 08:55

The SA National Blood Service has implemented a new policy on blood donations in which all people in new relationships or who have multiple sexual partners are not allowed to donate - regardless of their sexuality.

Blood drive for Easter weekend

2013-03-18 19:25

The SA National Blood Service has urged South Africans to donate blood to prevent a shortage during the Easter period.

Hospital labs open after debt payment

2012-02-13 19:30

Laboratory services within public hospitals have resumed after the payment of over R700m owed by Gauteng to service providers.

SA has enough blood supply - SANBS

2011-10-25 12:10

South Africa's blood stock is back to an adequate level, with a five day supply which is the minimum standard, the SA National Blood Service says.

Blood donation drive pays off

2011-03-11 11:26

A national blood donation drive has yielded more than 5 300 units of blood for the SA National Blood Service, organisers say.

Blood supply hits critical stage

2010-04-08 14:07

The SA National Blood Service says there is less than two days of blood stock in the country, instead of the required five to seven days.

SANBS pleads for blood

2010-04-04 07:27

The SA National Blood Services appealed to people to donate blood as some provinces ran out of the blood supply, SABC news has reported.

Blood service wage dispute at CCMA

2009-12-14 11:36

Arbitration over a wage dispute at the SA National Blood Service is under way, the Health and Other Service Personnel Trade Union of SA says.


Sanbs, Solidarity reach settlement

2013-10-24 18:45

Trade union Solidarity and the SA National Blood Service have reached a settlement over the service's employment policy.

SANBS in line with equity legislation

2012-09-17 17:24

The transformation strategy of the SA National Blood Services is in line with the Employment Equity Act, says CEO Loyiso Mpuntsha.

Blood donors needed for 2012

2012-01-04 18:01

The SA National Blood Service has appealed to the public to donate blood regularly.

National blood stock low

2011-09-22 21:46

The SA National Blood Service is urging people to donate blood, saying its stock is running low.

Give blood, Mandela Foundation urges

2010-06-14 14:07

South Africans must roll up their sleeves and donate blood as part of World Blood Donor Day, urges the Nelson Mandela Foundation.

'Treat donors with respect'

2010-04-07 09:25

I used to be a regular blood donor and never missed the opportunity to donate as I saw it as an essential responsibility to my community, says a News24 User.

Blood service strike averted

2009-12-18 14:27

An agreement to look at cost-cutting measures has been agreed upon between the SA National Blood Service and a trade union.

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