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Blood supply MED01_01_0922

Army Blood Supply Depot, Southmead Hospital, Southmead Road, City Of Bristol. Two men transferring blood from small donation bottles into large glass Winchester bottles. Plasma transfusion. This picture shows the ‘pooling’ of the blood returned to the depot after being obtained during the day by the blood transfusion teams. From 300 to 350 pints are taken during the day and the abstraction of the plasma takes place during the night. Photographed in August 1940 by Topical Press Agency Limited.

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Media ID 14730292

Date: 1st February 2018

Copyright Status: Copyrighted Work

Source: Historic England Archive

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Credit: Historic England Archive

Image Size: 5772 x 4419 Pixels

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Associated Categories: England at War 1939-45

Associated Categories: Healthcare

Keywords:  healthcare  hospital  ww2

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