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06 April 2021

Covid-19: Advice for donors

LIVE DOCUMENT: Our current advice to donors

19 April 2021

Important news for West Lothian blood donors

In the coming weeks and months, you will notice some changes to where and when we collect blood in West Lothian.

We are pleased to announce we will continue to collect plasma for medicines.

Forres donor completes epic run in memory of her Grandfather.

Gordon has made over 100 donations. He celebrated by bringing some sweet treats to Aberdeen Donor Centre, made by the niece who inspired him to start giving blood 20 years ago.

Not all blood types can be given to all patients and we must keep 6 days stocks of all 8 blood groups, but how do we do it? Let's share with you the balancing act that is blood stocks!

Clinical trials of Convalescent Plasma trials have reached completion.

Blood donors in Scotland are being asked to double check their session venue before coming to give blood, as a number of usual locations are currently being used for Covid-19 vaccinations.

A worldwide search helps one Scottish blood donor reach 100 donations.

18 January 2021

United we stand

Volunteers from St John Scotland will be helping out at most blood donation sessions across Scotland from today.

Current blood stock levels across Scotland Thursday 13 May

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