More about giving blood
Blood Donor 24
Blood Donor 24 is a team of emergency response donors who pledge to give blood within 24 hours.
Patients across Scotland rely on platelets, including people with cancer and leukaemia .
How much do you know about your blood? We aim to have six days supply of each blood group at all times.
The journey of donated blood
Each precious blood donation has a very short shelf life. We have to act fast to make sure it goes where it's needed.
Why your #FestiveDonation matters
Dr Moira Carter talks about why giving blood and platelets over the festive season is so important.
Thanks to everyone who has posed for a #FestiveDonation pic!
Say hello again to Ridley!
This time last year, 18 month old Ridley was receiving a transfusion, while waiting for the real Santa to arrive in a bigger suit and boots.
A Daddy says thanks
When a group of his colleagues decided to give blood together at their local donor centre, Andrew joined in - to say a very special thank you.