Leicestershire & Rutland Blood Bikes is a charitable organisation run by a group of volunteers and based on the successful blood bike model operated across the UK.
Blood Bikes operate accross the UK providing a free service to the NHS
Midland Freewheelers provide a FREE EMERGENCY out of hours blood and medical essentials delivery service to NHS facilities 24 hours a day at weekends and during public holidays in addition to carrying breast milk to sick and at risk premature babies.
The demand for service continues to grow both locally and Nationally and with your help and donations, we aim to ensure we are able to continue providing this valuable role FREE OF CHARGE to the NHS.
We will carry anything of a medical nature size permitting including blood, human tissue, samples, X rays, patient notes, in general a wide range of items. We consider all deliveries to be URGENT and deliver them as soon as a bike becomes free.
SSBB transport a variety of other urgent medical items in addition to blood products, including breast milk (Which is donated by women and used to feed premature babies). This is achieved using temperature controlled boxes attached to our bikes. Furthermore, we are also open to transporting other urgent items such as patient notes, electronic scan information and even small pieces of urgently needed surgical equipment.
With its roots going back over half a century, the concept of a rapid response motorcycle based charity, run by unpaid volunteers has an impressive track record. More than one of the current NABB member groups can proudly demonstrate in excess of three decades of continual service to the NHS and the wider community. Since its inception as an umbrella organisation in 2008, NABB has successfully promoted and been actively involved in the startup of numerous independent Blood Bike groups across the UK and the Republic of Ireland.
Warwickshire & Solihull Blood Bikes is a charitable organisation established by local volunteers to deliver essential blood and urgent medical supplies, out of hours, between hospitals and healthcare sites and laboratories in the Coventry & Warwickshire area. We cover Coventry, Nuneaton, Rugby, Stratford and Warwick.