Blood donations

To commemorate national blood donor day in Portugal today (Friday) there will be special sessions throughout the country to try to encourage new and existing donors to give blood.

In the Algarve, donors will be able to give blood at the Forum Algarve shopping centre tomorrow (Saturday) between 10am and 6pm.

For further information about becoming a blood donor in Portugal, please visit www.ipsangue.org (only available in Portuguese).