A typical day was keeping donors not waiting. Ensuring no wait times in the interview process as well as the donating process. I learnt so much about haematology the uses also the blood groups. Understanding the process of donating and controlling adverse outcomes. As well as learning plasma and platelet donating process. Not always having enough staff eg.sick leave, holidays. It was difficult to leave a great work environment but I felt professionally I wanted to do more
The work done across the organisation is broad - deeply based in research and leading the way in medical advancement (in blood, organs, tissue, genetics and other areas). If you love to learn, be part of a bigger humanitarian organisation, the Red Cross Lifeblood is world-class.