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Bruising: Advice for donors

25 November 2020

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 (Nov 2020)

25 November 2020
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Current blood stock levels across Scotland Sunday 16 June

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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