Project information

Out of hours transport service for the NHS

We will be transporting URGENT medical items (Blood, Plasma, Platelets, Donor Breast Milk etc) Between local NHS establishments.

We will provide this Service "FREE" to the NHS

January 2012 - December 2012

Charity information: Northwest Blood Bikes Manchester

Northwest Blood Bikes Manchester logo
  • Need


    Reducing the NHS budget deficit by helping them retain much needed funds to put back into hospitals where it is needed most by providing the transport service free of charge.


    By operating a network of "Blood Bikes" ridden by volunteer advanced riders and coordinated by volunteer controllers.

  • Aims

    Aim 1

    Provide and run 2 Honda ST1300 motorcycles, costs include Insurance, Servicing & Fuel.


    » Through fundraising and corporate sponsorship.

    What success will look like

    The success will be the local NHS saving upto £180,000 per year on out of hours transport costs.

  • Impact


    Our charity will help the financial burden currently faced by the NHS having to pay for transporting items out of hours. The success can only be measured by the NHS being able to redirect funds saved to a more needed cause with the health service.


    There are no risks currently perceived.


    Through Online media, Email and invitations to events and benefits. Also with annual reports on the charities status.

  • Budget

    Budget - Project Cost: £13,950

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      Amount Heading Description
      £10,000 Motorcycle purchases 2 x Honda ST1300 Blood Bikes
      £1,950 Fundraising Marqee, Banner stands, Vehilcle livery, Motorcycle trackers,
      £2,000 Insurance Vehicle Insurance, Public liability insurance etc

    Current Funding / Pledges

    Source Amount
    GB Coaches £500 Guaranteed
  • Background


    Manchester UK has several leading hospitals covering Cancer care, Maternity and Accident & Emergency centers.


    The public,

  • Why Us?

    Why Us?

    We have the commitment form our volunteers and the help of the Nationwide Assoc of Blood Bikes who are mentoring us.

    Read more about the Charity running this project.


    Steve Ryder


    Paul Redfern


    Sean Parker Perry


    Andrew Stuart


News clipping about blood bikes in general


Pays for 1/3 of our motorcycle monthly payments