NHSBT is proud to announce the release of a free application for both Android and Apple (smartphones and tablets) that allows donors to search for blood donation sessions. Once they have found a session they can secure an appointment through the National Contact Centre, and share their activities on Facebook and Twitter. When the time comes to attend the session the application will provide route guidance through Google maps.
This first release of the application doesn’t require a username and password as no personal details are collected.
The next stage of development will work towards a complete mobile ‘portal’, scheduled for release in 2013. This will allow users to access personalised information about blood donation quickly and easily.
The application is simple to use and comprehensive integrated help is available, as well as guidance on giving blood.
To download the app, search for “NHSGiveBlood” on iTunes or Google Play, or click the buttons below.
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