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12 October 2020

Covid-19: Advice for donors

LIVE DOCUMENT: Our current advice to donors

18 September 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.

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.

Working together to develop stem cell therapies.

Blood donor sessions in the North of Scotland are now run by appointment.

Current blood stock levels across Scotland Tuesday 20 October

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