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11 January 2021

Covid-19: Advice for donors

LIVE DOCUMENT: Our current advice to donors

08 February 2021

Find out more about Convalescent Plasma donation

LIVE DOCUMENT: If you've recovered from Covid-19, your plasma might have antibodies which can help others.

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

The results of the RECOVERY trial have shown that the effects of Convalescent Plasma treatment did not substantially benefit patients who were ill with the Covid-19. The trial has now been concluded.

18 January 2021

United we stand

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

With Covid-19 cases surging across the country, the Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service (SNBTS) needs 350 people per week to donate Convalescent Plasma during lockdown - and help save the lives of sick coronavirus patients

Douglas Horne from Westhill in Aberdeen recently received his 500th donation award and recalls why started giving blood in 1968.

This Christmas Erin wants to thank blood donors who have helped her celebrate 14 years cancer free.

This Christmas Rico wants to thank the blood donors who help him live a healthy life despite having stage 4 chronic kidney disease.

This Christmas, Kevin wants to thank blood donors who helped him survive when his kidney transplant was rejected - and helped him recover when he was given a new one.

Current blood stock levels across Scotland Monday 08 March

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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