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.
Festive opening hours 2017/18
Our donor centres have different opening hours over Christmas and New Year. Find out when your local centre is open.
Festive amazing stories
This festive season we're bringing you 24 different stories about the people blood has helped - and the people who make it happen.
Important news: Changes to donor deferral criteria
Changes to donor selection guidelines, first announced in July 2017, will take effect from 27th November 2017.
Glasgow Blood Donor Awards 2017
138 of the Glasgow's most dedicated blood donors were honoured at the Glasgow Blood Donors Award Ceremony last week.