Show Side Menu

Blood transfusion

Read the real life story of Nisa Karia, 30, who suffers from thalassaemia. She has needed blood transfusions for most of her life and has received more than 1,300 units of blood so far.

Nisa Karia, 30, has needed blood transfusions for most of her life, and she's received more than 1,300 units of blood so far.

Nisa was diagnosed with thalassaemia major when she was just five. This rare blood disorder means that she can't produce normal haemoglobin for her red blood cells, so she relies on donated blood to survive.

“Growing up needing transfusions was hard, but it was just part of life. I always tell myself there are plenty of people out there who are worse off,” she says.

Although Nisa needs blood transfusions every three weeks, her blood disorder hasn't stopped her realising her dream of working in London's fashion industry, after graduating from Leeds University.

“Thanks to the wonderful people who give blood, I lead a full and active life. I'm also looking forward to getting married next year.”

Your Neighbourhood Professionals Aqua Cars Ltd Lee Fletcher Funeral Services Ltd Hollam Hill Farm Shop Leons Bistro A P M Motors Alverstoke Garden Services Everetts Pharmacy - For all your healthcare needs
© Neighbourhood Direct Ltd 2017
Park Lane, Stubbington, Fareham, Hampshire, PO14 2JP
Practice Website supplied by Oldroyd Publishing Group
Your Neighbourhood Professionals Aqua Cars Ltd Lee Fletcher Funeral Services Ltd Hollam Hill Farm Shop Leons Bistro A P M Motors Alverstoke Garden Services Everetts Pharmacy - For all your healthcare needs
Back to top