This week is National Blood Donor Week, raising awareness on how critical it is to give blood to save lives.

For a critical paramedic, every second counts, and immediate access to blood products allows the frontline workers to save lives. But blood is usually not readily available. 

Produced By: Shannon Kirkwood

Featured In Story: Dr Sonja Maria – Associate Head of School in Paramedicine at Charles Sturt University and emergency healthcare professional

First aired on The Wire, Friday 16 June 2023