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With an estimated 200,000 Scotland fans travelling to Germany, and many more at home glued to the TV at home, Scotland is anticipating a reduction in blood donations over the Euros. Partick Thistle Scotland fans are giving before they go - will you?

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Children at session

Children under 14 can come to session if accompanied by a parent, carer or guardian who is not giving blood.

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Current blood stock levels

To be ready to help Scotland’s patients at any time, we aim to stock six days’ worth of each blood type at all times.

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More about giving blood

Give plasma

You can now give plasma in Glasgow, Edinburgh, Aberdeen, Dundee, and Inverness 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.

Been abroad recently?

If you've visited countries with malaria, dengue fever or other tropical virus risks, you might not be able to donate for a while.

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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

Our IT system including Online Donor Accounts, will be down on Tuesday 4th June 2024 for essential planned maintenance.

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Current blood stock levels across Scotland Sunday 16 June

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