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.
Inverness donor achieves milestone donation
David Mackenzie, who recently gave his 300th donation at Inverness blood donor centre shares his thoughts on his milestone donation.
Give Blood 4 Good - in memory of Patrick Smith
Patrick Smith gave blood for the first time on his 17th birthday, and continued to give blood regularly even after moving across the country to study chemical engineering at Edinburgh University. He was passionate about blood donation, and strongly encouraged his friends and family to follow in his footsteps.
Happy new year 2020
Thank you for giving blood in 2019. You're a lifesaver - keep up the good work in 2020!
Aberdeen Mum thanks blood donors for saving twins
Zoe Stewart and Paddy Kelly were delighted to find out they were expecting twins. However, their delight changed to worry when Willow and Niamh arrived more than three months early and needed blood transfusions to survive.