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01 December 2023

Scoring tries on the field and saving lives off of it

Best known for scoring tries for Glasgow Warriors and Scotland, Ollie Smith is also a dedicated blood donor.

28 November 2023

Scotland needs superstar platelet donors this Christmas

There are 1,097 platelet donors across Scotland, and every single one of them is a star. However, this festive period, we need to find a few superstar donors

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.

Want your friends to know you’ve given the gift of blood?  Share a #FestiveDonation selfie!

Change your profile pic and encourage your friends to give blood this December.

Three year old Ava from Lochgelly, Fife is waiting for a life-saving stem cell transplant. However, for the second time in four months, she was unable to receive her transplant after her match could not proceed.

The Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service (SNBTS) would like to thank everyone supporting the current Scottish Ahlul Bayt Society (SABS) blood donation campaign.

Did you know that in Autumn blood donations can decrease by up to 20%? Here are 8 surprising reasons why.

Why do blood donations decline by up to 20% in autumn and winter? We take a look at how cold weather, runny noses and good TV can all affect this statistic.

05 September 2016

#WeNeedEverybody

It's Organ Donation Week (5-11 September), and the Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service are proud to support Organ Donation Scotland's #WeNeedEverybody campaign

Current blood stock levels across Scotland Friday 08 December

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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