More about giving blood
You can now give plasma in Glasgow, Edinburgh, Aberdeen, Dundee, and Inverness blood donor centres.
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.
If you've visited countries with malaria, dengue fever or other tropical virus risks, you might not be able to donate for a while.