[Tagging] Feature Proposal - Voting - Donation

Ruben Maes ruben.maes96 at gmail.com
Wed Jun 10 21:45:20 UTC 2015

Maybe healthcare=blood_donation would be better? Less
"generic-but-not-actually-generic", and a clear description of what it

I'm thinking about aborting the proposal and re-writing it with
healthcare=blood_donation, and abandoning the
facility=mobile/dedicated/hospital tag, but I would like to hear your

2015-06-10 23:42 GMT+02:00 Ruben Maes <ruben.maes96 at gmail.com>:
> Replied inline below.
> 2015-06-10 6:52 GMT+02:00 Holger Jeromin <gmane at katur.de>:
>> Warin <61sundowner at gmail.com> Wrote
>>  in message:
>>>     Ok .. I'm wrong there.. you can donate just blood plasma.
>>>     Not normal practice here for donations. A normal blood donation is
>>>     whole blood.
>>>     But maybe in other places they do plasma only?
>> Plasma only is common in Germany, at least in Aachen.
> Here in Belgium too.
> The machine separates the plasma from the rest of the blood in
> real-time, and gives the latter back to you when its buffer is full.
> You don't have to wait as long after a plasma donation, because the
> impact on your body is lower. In Belgium it's two weeks after a plasma
> donation, and a few months after a whole blood donation.
>> We have blood donation fully integrated in Healthcare 2.0 as far
>>  as I remember.
>> I do not see the need for a separate tag proposal.
> The closest I could find is healthcare=blood_bank, in the proposal
> page for Healthcare 1.0, with a link to "blood bank" on Wikipedia[1]
> (where it says "A blood bank is a cache or bank of blood or blood
> components, gathered as a result of blood donation or collection,
> stored and preserved for later use in blood transfusion.").
> The word "blood" is never used in Healthcare 2.0 as far as I can see.

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