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06 April 2021

Covid-19: Advice for donors

LIVE DOCUMENT: Our current advice to donors

07 October 2021

Five reasons donations dip in autumn

Think bugs, bake-off and Beast from the East...

Watch our short film to find out how the Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service meets the with new data protection laws.

International Nurses Day on 12th of May celebrates the contribution that nurses make to societies around the world.

26 January 2018

Update on Italy

Those who have recently visited Rome will no longer automatically be excluded from giving blood.

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon MSP visits the Edinburgh Donor Centre to thank donors and staff for their efforts during the festive season.

Jodie Small lost 45% of her blood during the birth of her first child. Together with husband Charlie, they tell their story - and make an appeal for those who can to give blood.

During the summer a team from the BBC’s ONE Show joined us at SNBTS to make a film about the history of our Service.

12 December 2017

12 Days of Christmas

Dr Moira Carter talks about how the Scottish Blood Transfusion Service needs 6,240 blood donors to give their #FestiveDonation between now and Christmas.

11 December 2017

Red Monday

New mum asks for 6,240 people to give blood in the next two weeks.

Current blood stock levels across Scotland Wednesday 20 October

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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