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06 July 2021

New Blood Donor Centre to open at The Centre, Livingston

A new Blood Donor Centre will open in The Centre, Livingston from Monday 2nd August 2021 and be accessible to all West Lothian donors.

06 April 2021

Covid-19: Advice for donors

LIVE DOCUMENT: Our current advice to donors

As blood supplies can drop by 20% over the summer holidays, we ask you to know your blood group and watch bloodstocks.

Giving blood by appointment helps us help patients better. That’s because when you book an appointment, we know hospitals can rely on your blood type on that date, making it easier to regulate blood stocks. That way we know there will always be enough for patients needs.

Here are some of our top tips for making sure your blood donation runs as smoothly as possible.

Did you know tensing certain muscles while you give blood can greatly reduce your risk of fainting?

Thank you and good luck to all students for the upcoming exams.

12 April 2019

Howzat Culloden!

Culloden session bowled over by support from Northern Counties Cricket Club

Despite the fact kidney transplants increased in Scotland last year, more than 400 people are still in need.

Major building works mean alternative routes will be needed accessing Aberdeen Donor Centre.

Current blood stock levels across Scotland Saturday 24 July

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