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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.

Patrick Smith gave blood for the first time on his 17th birthday, and continued to give blood regularly even after moving across the country to study chemical engineering at Edinburgh University. He was passionate about blood donation, and strongly encouraged his friends and family to follow in his footsteps.

01 January 2020

Happy new year 2020

Thank you for giving blood in 2019. You're a lifesaver - keep up the good work in 2020!

Zoe Stewart and Paddy Kelly were delighted to find out they were expecting twins. However, their delight changed to worry when Willow and Niamh arrived more than three months early and needed blood transfusions to survive.

Last year we met 'Little Lion Man' Iain Norrie for the first time, as his mum thanked blood donors for saving his life. This year he wanted to say thank you himself.

Cough, splutter, sniff - it’s about to go viral.

23 September 2019

Living with sickle cell

How blood transfusion saves lives in sickle cell disorder.

17 September 2019

Lynsay’s story

In September 2014, Lynsay decided to become a blood donor. Three months later, blood donors saved her life.

Next year's Scotblood conference takes place on the 4th and 5th June 2020.

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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