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If you are 17 years old, please download this parental / guardian consent form and bring it along during blood donation:
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Set an appointment for your group to donate blood at a Blood Donation Centre.
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BloodBank RIPAS:
06 August 2019

Blood Donation Centre, RIPAS Hospital urgently required blood especially Blood Group A and Blood Group O. Blood Donation Centre will open from 7pm-9 pm to cater for this situation for tonight (29/1/2019) and thrusday night (31/1/19)

Bloodbank Center Visit to the nearest blood bank center    

Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Saleha Hospital

Opening Hours
: Monday to Thursday, Saturday
: 8:00am - 11:30am (Registration)
1:30pm - 4:00pm
: 2242424 ext 5745 / 6001 / 6002

Suri Seri Begawan Hospital

Opening Hours
: Monday to Thursday, Saturday
: 8:00am - 11:45am
1:45pm - 4:00pm
: 3335331 ext 4100

Pengiran Muda Mahkota Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah Hospital

Opening Hours
: Monday to Thursday, Saturday
: 8:00am - 11:45am
1:45pm - 4:00pm
: 4260726 ext 219

Pengiran Isteri Hajah Mariam Hospital

Opening Hours
: Monday to Thursday, Saturday
: 8:00am - 11:45am
1:45pm - 4:00pm
: 5221526 ext 123


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Blood Donation Procedure

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Step 0: Registration

New aspiring blood donor need to register first.

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Step 1: Login

Once login, blood donor needs to complete a donors health assessment questionnaire

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Step 2: Medical Assessments

Medical officer or nurse will perform a medical examination i.e blood pressure, pulse rate, etc. to assess the eligibility for blood donation.

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Step 3: Haemoglobin checking

A 'quick' finger prick is performed to determine donor's haemoglobin level is within an acceptable range.

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Step 4: Blood Pack Collection

A labelled of empty blood pack with labelled tube specimen and the form will be prepared before given donation.

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Step 5: Blood Donation

Before blood donation, a local anaesthetic will be given to the arm. The actual blood collection itself takes about 5 to 10 minutes only.

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Step 6: Rest and Refreshment

Rest in the donor chair at least 5 minutes before having a light refreshments in donor's refreshment area for at least another 10 minutes.

Why should I donate blood?
Blood is the only form of treatment that cannot be manufactured by factories.
What do I get in return for my blood donation?
Physical and emotional sense of well-being.
How long does it take for my body to replace new blood?
Blood volume / plasma within 24 hours; Red blood cell in 3 to 4 weeks; Lost of iron in 6 to 8 weeks.
Does the needle cause discomfort during the procedure?
What are the donor adverse reactions?
Some donor may experience nausea and dizziness but most of the donors feel nothing.
Is it possible to be infected with HIV/AIDS by donating blood?
No, because all materials used for each donor are sterile and use only once.
What is the life span of blood inside the body?
Red blood cells - 90 to 120 days then body will regenerate new blood cell.
How will I feel after the donation?
There will be no after-effects after the donation.
Hematoma after donation
It happened to some donors if they forget to put pressure on the venipunture site for 5 minutes but it will totally disappear after 2 to 3 days just apply pressure to site and elevate arm. Apply ice every 15 minutes and periodically throughout the day if necessary.
  • A single unit of whole blood can save three patient lives.
  • It stimulates generation of new blood cells.
  • It reduces excess iron in the body particularly in male on regular basis; this helps reduces the risk of heart attack by one third.
  • It provides health education and encourages maintenance of healthy lifestyle.
  • It provides regular health checks.
  • Age between 17-65 years old.
  • Good health and feeling well.
  • Body weight at least 45 kg.
  • Haemoglobin at least 12.5 g/dL.
  • Do not have symptoms of infectious diseases within the past week such as sore throat, cough, runny nose, diarrhea, sore eyes.
  • Have a good night sleep.
  • Have a healthy meal at least 2-3 hours before donation. Avoid fatty foods such as hamburgers, fries before donating.
  • Drink a lot of water or fruit juice the night or the morning before the blood donation. This helps keep your blood pressure at normal level, being hydrates makes you less likely faint or feel dizzy.
  • Maintain a healthy iron level in your diet by eating iron rich food such as poultry, fish, iron-fortified cereals , nuts, green vegetables, raisin, beet roots and prune 2 weeks before blood donation.
  • Remember to bring the identification documents or passport or driving license
  • Wear a light and comfortable t-shirt with short sleeves or clothing that can easily rolled or raised above the elbow.
  • Let the staff taking your blood know if you have a preferred arm and show them any good veins that have been used successfully in the past to draw blood.
  • Relax and do not panic during donating. If you are panic and feel any discomfort, please inform or alert any of the staff during donation process.
  • Rest in the donor chair at least 5 minutes after the donation is completed.
  • Drink more fluid. This will help to replace the liquid component of the blood you have donated.
  • Do not engage in strenuous activities within 24 hours.
  • Keep the bandage on your arms for several hours. To prevent bruising and to promote healing at the needle site, avoid lifting or carrying heavy items for at least 12 hours.
  • If the needle site starts to bleed, apply pressure to it and raise your arm straight up for about 5-10 minutes or until bleeding stops.
  • Avoid smoking for at least 30 minutes after donation.
  • Alert the nurse if you feel faint or dizzy. In the meantime please lie down or sit with your head between your knees until you feel better.
  • Rest in the donor's refreshment area for at least another 10 minutes while you have your refreshments.

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