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14 June 2021

A date to donate

Edinburgh couple make a date to donate on World Blood Donor Day 2021

14 June 2021

World Blood Donor Day marks a new era for blood donation in Scotland

The Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service is marking World Blood Donor Day (Monday June 14) by introducing new, fairer, ways of working out who can give blood.

Dr Moira Carter talks about why giving blood and platelets over the festive season is so important.

19 December 2016

#FestiveDonation pics

Thanks to everyone who has posed for a #FestiveDonation pic!

This time last year, 18 month old Ridley was receiving a transfusion, while waiting for the real Santa to arrive in a bigger suit and boots.

15 December 2016

A Daddy says thanks

When a group of his colleagues decided to give blood together at their local donor centre, Andrew joined in - to say a very special thank you.

Find out why Susan became a blood donor – then registered as a bone marrow donor.

Paramedic Derek Louttit and Dr Moira Carter talk about why giving blood is so important – particularly at Christmas.

The Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service (SNBTS) has launched their festive campaign, with the help of paramedic Derek Louttit.

We're asking male A and AB donors to make a special effort to give blood in the next few weeks, to help us produce a range of lifesaving blood products.

Current blood stock levels across Scotland Wednesday 23 June

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