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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.

We all know that giving blood can make you feel pretty good about yourself, but how does it feel to rope your colleagues into the blood donor family?

24 December 2018

Little Lion Man

'Given blood in 2018? You've saved our boy's life countless times.'

On Wednesday 12 December 2018, Bill Kidd MSP invited MSPs to meet with the Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service (SNBTS) at the Scottish Parliament.

Dingly's Motorcycle Club undertook their festive-themed Blood Run last week, to the delight of those they zipped past.

Are your details up to date?

Blood donor sessions in Edinburgh Donor Centre are run by appointment.

Laura Hulse from Cromarty (near Inverness) explains why she takes part in the event.

We had a lot of strange new would-be blood donors in today - but none of them were able to give blood. Find out the sorts of things might prevent you from giving blood this Halloween.

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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