08 October 2013

Bloodbank @ HSA (Blood Donation)

Blood donors play an essential role to many people! By donating blood, lives of an accident victim or someone who undergoes a major surgery could be saved! Our blood consists of red and white cells, platelets and plasma that are useful to the patients in many ways.

Who is eligible to donate?
  • Age between 16 and 60 years old
  • Weighing at least 45kg
  • A haemoglobin level of at least 12.5g/dl
  • In general good health
  • Should not have symptoms of infection (sore throat, flu, diarrhea, etc) for at least 1 week
  • No fever for the past 3 weeks
How to get there?
Address: Bloodbank@HSA, 11 Outram Road Singapore 169078
Tel: 62130626 (Bloodbank Registration Counter)

By Car/Bike -
  • From CTE, Exit 1B and head towards Outram Rd, make a U-turn when approaching Eu Tong Sen Street
  • Shortly, turn left into Second Hosp Ave and turn left into First Hosp Ave, park at the open space carpark on your left (Free parking)
  • From ECP, Exit 18 and drive straight, turn right towards Cantonment Rd
  • Drive straight, turn right into Second Hosp Ave after Eu Tong Sen Street, turn left into First Hosp Ave and park at the open space carkpark on your left (Free parking)

By Public Transport -
  • Alight at Bus Stop No. 06011 (Opp Outram Pk Stn) / 06029 (Outram Pk Stn) - Bus No. 33, 63, 75, 174, 174E, 851, 970
  • Alight at Bus Stop No. 10018 (Bef Outram Rd) - Bus No. 61, 124, 143, 147, 166, 197, 961, 961C (Walk about 10 minutes)

Nearest MRT Station: Outram Park
Opening hours (For Whole Blood Donations)
Tues to Thurs: 9am to 6.30pm
Fri: 9am to 8pm
Sat: 9am to 4.30pm
Sun: 9am to 2pm
Closed on Mondays & PH

Check out HSA website for apheresis donations and other more information.

Other Blood Donation Locations
Dhoby Xchange (Near Exit B)
11 Orchard Road #B1-05 to 09
Singapore 238826

Woodlands Civic Centre (Opp Causeway Point)
900 South Woodlands Drive
#05-07 Singapore 730900

First, you'd need to fill up the Donor Health Assessment Questionnaire and Declaration Form
Follow by a medical screening
After which, a small prick to test for haemoglobin (iron level) before donating
Next, you'll proceed to the blood donation area where you'll be greeted by friendly staff
In midst of donating blood!
I'm done!
Collect the food voucher from the staff and redeem at the counter near the entrance.
Quick! Donate blood and save lives!

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