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Did you know you can now give plasma?

We're currently recruiting plasma donors in Aberdeen, Dundee, Edinburgh and Glasgow.

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I’ve had my Covid-19 vaccine. Can I give blood?

In most cases, you can make an appointment to give blood eight days after a Covid-19 vaccination or booster jab.

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Covid-19: Advice for donors

Our live document sets out our most up-to-date advice for donors, including your eligibility to donate

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More about giving blood

Give plasma

You can now give plasma in Glasgow, Edinburgh, Aberdeen and Dundee blood donor centres.

Give platelets

Patients across Scotland rely on platelets, including people with cancer and leukaemia .

Blood types

How much do you know about your blood? We aim to have six days supply of each blood group at all times.

Blood Donor 24

Blood Donor 24 is a team of emergency response donors who pledge to give blood within 24 hours.

Make a difference

Are you the type to save a+ life?

Knowing your blood group is important. You can see your blood type on your donor card, or simply ask next time you give blood.

Blood types

Latest news

03 December 2021

High spec blood

From Sunday 31st October to Friday 12th November, the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference (also known as COP26) is taking place in Glasgow.

14 October 2021

Buildstore blood drive

Staff at a Livingston company have so many reasons for wanting to give blood.

Think bugs, bake-off and Beast from the East...

Information on when you can give blood after travel outside the UK.

Current blood stock levels across Scotland Thursday 09 December

We aim to retain 6 days of stocks at any time in order to meet the requirements of patients in Scotland.

Learn more about blood types