Every year, on 14th June, countries around the world celebrate World Blood Donor Day. The event serves to thank voluntary, unpaid blood donors for their life-saving gifts of blood and to raise awareness of the need for regular blood donations to ensure the quality, safety and availability of blood and blood products for patients in need.
A group of four Cadets from the Gibraltar Cadet Force accompanied by adult instructors were treated to a once in a lifetime events-filled weekend in London over the Queen’s Birthday bank Holiday weekend.
The MyGHA automated telephone system was fully activated at 6pm on Sunday 3rd June 2018 to enable appointment bookings to start for the publicised launch date of 4th June 2018.
The Deputy Chief Minister Dr Joseph Garcia has reminded members of the Gibraltar-American Council that 2019 will mark fifty years since the closure of the land frontier between Gibraltar and Spain by General Franco. The lesson of those years is that the people of Gibraltar will never surrender their birthright no matter the amount of political pressure that was placed on them.