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05 March 2024

Exciting times as Dundee becomes Scotland's new plasma donation hub

Starting from April 1st, 2024, SNBTS needs to recruit 1,000 plasma donors throughout Scotland. It is currently planned that 350 of these donors will be based in Dundee

22 February 2024

Please help us rebuild stocks

We've seen a drop in blood stocks since last week's half term.

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

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.

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.

Changes to the questions asked of blood donors will ensure more gay and bisexual men are able to donate blood in the future.

Knit a blood group heart for your Christmas Tree.

07 December 2020

Do we have your number?

As an active donor, it's really helpful if we can contact you by text - can we ask you to check your details?

Current blood stock levels across Scotland Friday 19 April

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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