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29 April 2022

Scam text messages

We have become aware of scam text messages that look as if they are from an NHS account, informing people of Omicron exposure.

21 January 2022

Covid-19: Advice for donors

LIVE DOCUMENT: Our current advice to donors

We all know that giving blood can make you feel pretty good about yourself, but how does it feel to rope your colleagues into the blood donor family?

24 December 2018

Little Lion Man

'Given blood in 2018? You've saved our boy's life countless times.'

On Wednesday 12 December 2018, Bill Kidd MSP invited MSPs to meet with the Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service (SNBTS) at the Scottish Parliament.

Dingly's Motorcycle Club undertook their festive-themed Blood Run last week, to the delight of those they zipped past.

Inverness Blood Donor Centre needs to welcome 90 donors each week during the festive season.

The Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service needs 470 people to give blood each day this December.

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Blood donor sessions in Edinburgh Donor Centre are run by appointment.

Current blood stock levels across Scotland Saturday 28 May

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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