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.
Zika virus: new question for blood donors
From Sunday 4 September, we will include a new question on your donor health check: In the last 28 days have you had sex with anyone who has had Zika virus?
Bobbi was born weighing less than 2lbs and needed 11 blood transfusions over the first 2 years of her life.
#MissingType goes global
A week on from the launch of our #MissingType campaign and we're overwhelmed with all your support.
Your #MissingType selfies
Huge thanks to everyone taking part in #MissingType. It’s not too late to join in - simply remove the A,B or O from your name or message and link with us on Facebook or Twitter.