QPS reigns as blood donation champions

The Queensland Police Service (QPS) has once again claimed victory in the Red Cross Blood Service Queensland Emergency Services Challenge, making the highest overall number of donations.

From June to August, the QPS, Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) and Queensland Ambulance Service (QAS) competed against each other to see who could save the most lives through blood donations.’

The QPS surpassed the target of 650 donations, saving 2034 lives with 678 donations. QFES closely followed with 449 donations and the QAS finished third, making 253 donations. Across the three agencies, an impressive 4122 lives were saved.

Congratulations to all who donated blood throughout the challenge.

Want to donate? Visit donateblood.com.au or phone 1800 886 524 to book an appointment.

Remember, donating blood takes a short amount of time, but can mean a lifetime for someone else.

Stafford police helped push the figures in favour of the QPS, giving an impressive 10 donations.

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