Here is an insight into the general public who donate their blood and give up their precious time, and why they have to wait for so long, even though they have an appointment.
There have been many redundancies and non-replacement of staff who have either retired or left.
The teams are half in size, yet the workload is the same, and more. Apparently this is progress.
This is a vital service, among many other vital services throughout the NHS.
There has been a campaign to attract more A and O blood group donors, as there are 40 per cent fewer donors, compared to 10 years ago.
Let’s see, it was about 10 years ago that the mission started to destroy, sorry improve, the service.
The complaints from donors on a daily basis, regarding waiting times etc, and rightly so, are all of the above and more.
The streamlining machine is still on the path of destruction.