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Edinburgh Blood Donor Centre

Address

41 Lauriston Place,
Edinburgh ,
EH3 9HB
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Opening times

Monday
10am - 12:30pm & 1pm - 4pm
Tuesday
12noon - 3pm & 3:30pm - 7pm
Wednesday
12noon- 3pm & 3:30pm - 7pm
Thursday
12noon - 3pm & 3:30pm - 7pm
Friday
10am - 12:30pm & 1pm - 4pm
Saturday
10am - 12:30pm & 1pm - 4pm
Sunday
Closed
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Session dates and times

Book an appointment to give blood

To give blood, please make an appointment by calling 0345 90 90 999, Mon to Thu, 9am – 7pm | Fri, 9am – 5pm.

You can also email nss.snbtsenquiry@nhs.net - please include 'Edinburgh Donor Centre' and your preferred time in your email.

Donors will always be welcome to drop in during our opening hours, where you will be advised of the next available opportunity. 

Why book an appointment?
Giving blood by appointment helps us help patients better.  When you book an appointment we know we can rely on your blood type on that date, making it easier for us to regulate blood stocks.  That way, we know there will always be enough for patients needs. 

 

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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.

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