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New 'People like you' campaign

World Blood Donor Day sees the launch of our new campaign, featuring real donors from around Scotland.

Watch the ad

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.

See blood stock levels

Covid-19: Advice for donors

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

Read our donor advice

More about giving blood

Give plasma

You can now give plasma in Glasgow, Edinburgh, Aberdeen and Dundee blood donor centres.

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.

Blood Donor 24

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

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

Scotland needs more platelet donors - find out more from some real donors

Plan your journey in advance.

We have recently adjusted the way we ask some questions on the Donor Health Check questionnaire.

Read about the real donors featuring in our new campaign

Current blood stock levels across Scotland Saturday 20 August

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