Got a not so rare blood group? Well the NHS wants to hear from you!

Blood donation is easy
Blood donation is easy

New blood donors, with not so unusual blood types are being urged to sign up because stocks are running low.

On Thursday, September 24, the Methodist Church Centre in Buckingham Street Aylesbury will host a blood drive.

NHS bosses say that every blood donation is vital but NHS Blood and Transplant particularly needs to ensure supplies of the universal blood group O Rh Negative which is often in short supply as demand is so great.

It also needs to ensure supplies of rarer blood groups A Rh Negative, B Rh Negative and AB Rh Negative as these are also vulnerable to shortfall.

Sessions will be held at 12.45 til 3pm and 4.15pm til 8.45pm.

To book an appointment to donate visit or call 0300 123 23 23 to find your nearest session. It is also easy to book through mobile apps for Windows, Android and Apple devices. To download app, search ‘NHSGiveBlood’ in the app store.