Do you have a similar story?

If the need for blood has affected you or your family, we would love to hear from you.

Please contact:
Jennifer Wilson
Donor Publicity Manager
Telephone: 0131 275 7709
Mobile: 07770 536 706

How blood saves lives

Within 24 hours of giving your blood, it is processed, tested and available for patient care.

There are many reasons why someone could need a blood transfusion. Here are just a few of them:

  • Fiona's story

    Having received blood after the birth of baby Benjamin last month, mum Fiona is extremely grateful to everyone who gives blood.

  • Jim's story

    Having collapsed at home, Jim was rushed to hospital where he needed emergency surgery.

  • Alex's story

    Alex's life was saved by three intra-uterine transfusions.

  • Grant's story

    Having survived a car crash and receiving multiple transfusions, Grant now plans to walk the West highland Way to help promote the importance of giving blood.

  • Alfie's story

    Alfie was born 14 weeks early and needed blood transfusions to help save his life.

  • Niamh's story

    Now in remission, Niamh and her family are very grateful to all donors who made her treatment possible.

  • Jessica's story

    Thanks to blood donors Jessica celebrated her first birthday in June.

  • Samuel's story

    Samuel received blood transfusions that were vital to his survival.

  • Joel's story

    Joel and his mum Kerry both needed blood to survive.

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