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11 January 2021

Covid-19: Advice for donors

LIVE DOCUMENT: Our current advice to donors

28 October 2020

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.

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.

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.

The UK Transfusion Services have issued new guidance for donors who have had a Covid-19 vaccination.

This Christmas, Pam is thanking the blood donors who have helped her battle cancer and repeated treatments of chemotherapy.

This Christmas, Marie wants to thank the blood donors who helped her survive the traumatic birth of her first child - in the middle of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Current blood stock levels across Scotland Sunday 24 January

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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