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.
In September 2014, Lynsay decided to become a blood donor. Three months later, blood donors saved her life.
SNBTS Staff: Scotblood save the date
Next year's Scotblood conference takes place on the 4th and 5th June 2020.
September public holidays 2019
Edinburgh and Glasgow donor centres have amended opening hours
Karen's story: Why I love being a blood donor
Giving blood shaped Karen's earliest memories – and her future actions.