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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

Every year on 14 June, countries around the world celebrate World Blood Donor Day. Meet the Patterson's and find out more.

This year for Blood Donor Week, we're asking you to take part in the #MissingType campaign.

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.

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.

Learn more about blood types