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06 July 2021

New Blood Donor Centre to open at The Centre, Livingston

A new Blood Donor Centre will open in The Centre, Livingston from Monday 2nd August 2021 and be accessible to all West Lothian donors.

06 April 2021

Covid-19: Advice for donors

LIVE DOCUMENT: Our current advice to donors

13 September 2017

Jack Copland Centre

Statement regarding Jack Copland Centre construction completion

Changes to donor deferral criteria will allow more people the opportunity to give blood

One Edinburgh family show how much two blood donors can do.

From 15 July 2017, donors living in ML5 and ML6 postcodes will be able to give blood as usual.

In the last six years the demand for blood in Scotland has reduced by more than 20%. Consequently we require fewer collection sessions, so you may notice we are not visiting certain towns and villages as often as we have in the past.

Hepatitis A: Update for Donors living in the ML5 and ML6 postcode areas

Meet the doggy donors from the Pet Blood Bank UK who have helped give dogs across the country life saving transfusions.

As any new parent knows, there aren’t enough hours in the day. But for one Midlothian family, finding a spare hour was a top priority.

Current blood stock levels across Scotland Saturday 24 July

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