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Covid-19: Advice for donors

Our live document sets out our most up-to-date advice for donors, including your eligibility to donate

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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

Blood Donor 24

Blood Donor 24 is a team of emergency response donors who pledge to give blood within 24 hours.

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.

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.

Make a difference

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

This Christmas Erin wants to thank blood donors who have helped her celebrate 14 years cancer free.

This Christmas Rico wants to thank the blood donors who help him live a healthy life despite having stage 4 chronic kidney disease.

This Christmas, Kevin wants to thank blood donors who helped him survive when his kidney transplant was rejected - and helped him recover when he was given a new one.

The UK Transfusion Services have issued new guidance for donors who have had a Covid-19 vaccination.

Current blood stock levels across Scotland Saturday 16 January

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