Over 40,000 people stopped donating blood in the second half of last year – twice the number of people signing up, the Telegraaf reports on Tuesday.
Complaints about the the blood donation company Sanquin also soared, from 21 in 2006 to 1,450 last year.
The paper blames the increases on the row over pay for the company’s directors. Last summer it emerged the three board members had a combined salary package of €800,000 in 2006.
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