Sisters Appeal for Blood Donors

A caring sister is appealing for blood donors in an attempt to find a match for her seriously ill brother.

Lucie Whiting's brother Josh, 18, was diagnosed with a blood condition called Aplastic Anaemia, which means his bone marrow doesn’t produce enough new cells.

 Lucie says the condition resulted from medication he was taking to deal with a liver problem he was suffering.

However, despite Josh undergoing various treatments to help cure the condition, Lucie says the only option left now is a bone marrow transplant and searches on the NHS Blood and Transplant database have so far not been able to find a match.

As a result, she has arranged for a blood donor session to take place at Cotswold Airport, where she works, on Thursday.

Although a decent number of people have registered, some have still to make appointments to give blood.

If you want to attend, you'll need to register and you can do it by calling 0300 123 2323.