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Blood donor telephone enquiries

0345 90 90 999 (Mon-Thurs: 9am - 7pm | Fri: 9am - 5pm)

Give us a ring if you:

  • want to sign up as a blood donor
  • have any questions about giving blood
  • would like to make an appointment
  • need to get medical advice
  • feel unwell after giving blood

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SNBTS is part of NHS Scotland and is Scotland’s specialist provider of blood, tissues and cells for patients in Scotland. We use personal information from donors to support us in this task.

We keep information about donors and donations for at least 30 years. This is to make sure we meet the legal requirements that apply to providers of blood, tissues and cells.

Data protection law gives you certain rights over how SNBTS uses your personal information. For more information, see our Data Protection Notice

Head office

Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service

The Jack Copland Centre
52 Research Avenue North
Heriot-Watt Research Park
Edinburgh EH14 4BE

Map and directions
Phone: 0131 314 5510

Media enquiries

Stakeholder Relations Team

NHS National Services Scotland

  • Office: 07799 477 037
  • Mobile: 07799 477 037
  • Out of hours: 07799 477 037

Current blood stock levels across Scotland

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