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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.

Haddington’s Bobbi McBurnie is representing Scotland in a video created especially for the International #MissingType campaign.

Across Scotland, people and organisations are taking part in the International #MissingType campaign, by removing A’s, B’s and O’s from their signage and social media to highlight the need for new A, B, O and AB blood donors.

03 August 2016

Pauline's story

In the harsh winter of 2009, Pauline needed an emergency caesarean section to save her life - and her baby's.

We are updating the way we assess blood donors who have lived in malarial countries.

In the last few hours of World Blood Donor Day 2016, iconic buildings around Scotland lit up red in support.

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

20 May 2016

Axel's story

In memory of her son Axel, Claire Christie has been working to raise awareness for blood donation by encouraging people to donate at our Aberdeen Donor Centre.

We're asking certain AB positive blood donors to be part of our exciting AB Serum pilot programme. Can you help?

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