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Travel information for blood donors

22 June 2022

Travel outside the UK can affect your eligibility to give blood, because you may have been exposed to infectious diseases. We ask all donors about travel outside the UK in the previous 12 months. Our guidelines are updated regularly, so we ask about your travel each time you come to give blood.

Travel information for blood donors (June 2023)

22 June 2022
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Current blood stock levels across Scotland Friday 24 May

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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