Awards for blood heroes

Pictured are John Gibson, Phillip Salmon and Geoffrey Swain, receiving their awards from Marie Collinson-Wallace and Olivia Wallace
Pictured are John Gibson, Phillip Salmon and Geoffrey Swain, receiving their awards from Marie Collinson-Wallace and Olivia Wallace

THE SELFLESS actions of three residents from Gainsborough and the surrounding district have been honoured by NHS Blood and Transplant at an awards event at The Lawn, Lincoln.

Phillip Salmon and Geoffrey Swain received a crystal bowl for making 75 blood donations, while John Gibson was awarded a crystal decanter after making an amazing 100 blood donations.

Lead Donor Relations Manager Holly Mason said: “All our donors are special, but it is a pleasure to thank our dedicated donors in this way. They are the lifeblood of our service.”

For more information on giving blood or to book an appointment you can call 0300 123 23 23 or visit www.blood.co.uk