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04 August 2020

Covid-19: Advice for donors

LIVE DOCUMENT: Our current advice to donors

06 August 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.

Blood donor week is a celebration of blood donors in Scotland: it’s our chance to thank people who save lives.

You may find these leaflets helpful if you have been involved in or affected by a traumatic incident.

England and Scotland's blood stocks are at safe levels. If you have an appointment to give blood in the next few days, please do your best to keep it, particularly if you are blood group O negative.

Important information for donors who live in these areas.

Staff at Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service laboratories in Ninewells Hospital, Dundee have started offering young patients the chance to be trainee scientists for the day.

Young blogger Caitlin Lamont encourages Scotland to give blood

Thank you to Rt Hon Sadie Docherty, Lord Provost of the City of Glasgow who hosted an event at Glasgow City Chambers promoting the give blood campaign.

The Edinburgh University Trading and Investment Club (EUTIC) forwent roses and chocolates this year and instead decided to give blood for Valentine's Day.

Current blood stock levels across Scotland Saturday 08 August

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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