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01 October 2018

Every time you come to give blood, we test your haemoglobin levels first. If you don’t have enough haemoglobin, we won’t be able to take your blood this time around. This leaflet explains why, and gives advice on helping increase your haemoglobin levels.

Low haemoglobin and blood donation.pdf

01 October 2018
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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.

Learn more about blood types