Skip to navigation Skip to content

01 July 2019

Haematopoietic Stem Cells (HSC) can develop into all types of blood cells, including white blood cells (which help fight off infection); red blood cells (which carry oxygen around the body); and platelets (tiny cellular fragments that help stop bleeding). Find out about how HSC transplants can save lives

FAQ: Haematopoietic Stem Cells

01 July 2019
(PDF 343KB)

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