Blood bikers team up with NEAS for trial delivery service

A group of North East volunteers who deliver out-of-hours blood supplies to local hospitals have been testing a speedier way of working, with the help of NEAS. Northumbria Blood Bikes used the Netherby ambulance station in Fenham, Newcastle, as a base in October - making it easier for local volunteer riders to have a location from where to collect a bike. It's hoped this combined use of an ambulance station will make it easier for them to respond quicker. If it's deemed a success, other ambulance ...