Northumbria relay supported by B&M!

2nd March 2018

Last week 4 blood bike charities and B&M Retail worked together to transport donor milk from Newcastle on Tyne to NWHMB in Chester, a distance of 185 miles. B&M kindly transported the empty cool box overnight from Liverpool to their store in ... Read Article

NWHMB goes international!

2nd March 2018

On Friday 22nd February we received an urgent telephone call from a hospital in Dublin. The hospital urgently needed donor milk but the Irish Milk Bank were unable to supply. Merseyside Blood Bikes came to the rescue and agreed to transport the ... Read Article

Can you help spread the word about the milk bank?

19th January 2018

Can you help to spread the word about the milk bank by taking our new flyer to baby groups, cafes, health centre or anywhere else that families visit? If so please get in touch and we’ll send you some. ... Read Article

Raising awareness – thank you BBC Wales!

16th December 2017

Great to see the milk bank featured by BBC Wales! Our strategy manager Jackie Hughes discusses the need for a milk depot in south Wales. And donor Rachael talks about becoming a donor and helping other babies. ... Read Article

Fantastic video by our donor Chloe-Helen!

1st December 2017

Take a look at this fantastic video created by one of our donors Chloe-Helen!   ... Read Article

Listening to our donors

15th November 2017

Earlier this year we asked our donors to complete a survey about donating to the milk bank. Thank you for your feedback, the results have helped us to improve our donor recruitment process and make communicating easier. You can see the results ... Read Article

Blood bike groups working together

12th November 2017

The milk bank is very lucky to have the support of blood bike groups across the region. These fantastic volunteers collect and deliver milk completely free of charge. Recently 3 groups worked together to collect milk from a family in Northumbria and ... Read Article

Thank you Puddle Ducks!

12th November 2017

Massive thanks to everyone at Puddle Ducks Chester who have donated £517 to the milk bank which they raised at their charity pj week. We had a great time when Puddle came to visit the milk bank to find out how the ... Read Article

EMBA conference October 2017

8th October 2017

The European Milk Bank Association conference took place this week in Glasgow. NWHMB attended and learnt a lot about current developments in the world of milk banking. Our milk bank co-ordinator Carol Barnes presented her poster “Listening to our donors”. The poster ... Read Article

Seasons Greetings and Best Wishes for 2017

24th December 2016

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