Skip to navigation Skip to content

16 September 2016

Bruising is a recognised complication of giving blood, although for most affected donors, it is not serious and clears up over a few days. This leaflet tells you how to help prevent bruising, and what to do if you bruise after giving blood.

Bruising - Advice for donors.pdf

16 September 2016
(PDF 163KB)

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