The personal data ofblood donors that includes information about "at-risk sexual behaviour" has been leaked from the Red Cross Blood Service in what has been described as Australia's largest security breach. Data from blood donor registration form posted insecurely online Leak included identifying information and "personal details" ofdonors All copies of the data believed to be destroyed The organisation said it was told on Wednesday that a file containing donor information was placed on an "insecure computer environment" and "accessed by an unauthorised person". The file contained the information of blood donors from between and
Sun 30 Apr9: Stephen Cavenagh People who are irregular blood donors are now being told by text where their donation went as part of a new national campaign for the Australian Red Cross Blood Service.
Just 3 per cent of Australians give blood, but 25, donations are needed each week. Like many people, I have often wondered where and how my blood is used once I've left the donation centre — now I know.
I recently gave blood in Ipswich, west of Brisbane, for the first time in many years. I did not book a follow-up appointment, but one week later I got a text message saying that my blood donation was already at work, saving lives at Logan Hospital, south of Brisbane.
I must admit, it gave me a boost — I felt like I had made a difference in someone's life. It is irregular donors like me that the blood service is trying to target in its national SMS campaign. Stephen Cavenagh Text messages help donations frequency double in NSW People who roll up their sleeves to donate whole blood or platelets are now sent a text message, telling them which hospital their blood was used at.
Ellie Sibson Fellow donor Karrie Brennan said her blood was used locally. My next appointment is booked for four weeks' time.The Australian Red Cross says that about 17 percent of all women in the country required the anti-D injections that were made thanks to Harrison’s blood donations (and the donations of about others who possess the same blood marking) in order to keep their babies healthy.
Australian Red Cross Blood Service provides blood collection, processing, and distribution services. Additionally, it operates blood donation campaigns. May 17, · He has received the Medal of the Order of Australia for his longtime support of the Australian Red Cross Blood Service.
Now, researchers are working on a . Australian Red Cross Blood Service (ARCBS) are a company based in Fitzroy in the Australian state of Victoria. Their main business area is laboratory services. Australian Red Cross Blood Service (ARCBS) have 40 members of staff.
Blood donated to the Australian Red Cross Blood Service is being supplied to private industry under arrangements approved by the NSW Health Department. How blood became big business The donor's. The partnership with the Australian Red Cross Blood Service challenges the department to a target of blood donations or more, during this current financial year.
Blood donor challenge During National Blood donor week (26 July – 1 August), the Australian Red Cross Blood Service is encouraging non-donors, or lapsed donors to learn more about blood donation and, if possible, give blood.