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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 blood and platelet donors to make an extra special effort to donate if it's safe for you to do so.

15 December 2022

Hannah and her family

Stephanie and Kenny are very grateful for blood donors this Christmas.

December give blood sessions will take place at The Overgate.

Colleagues from Spirit Energy in Aberdeen used a corporate booking as a way to get back into the habit of giving blood.

Could your company help save lives? Inverness Donor Centre is actively seeking to welcome employees from local companies as part of their corporate blood donation programme.

Scotland aims to have five to seven days’ supply of all eight blood groups and currently supplies are within these levels for 3 out of the 8 blood groups.

04 October 2022

Children at session

We have updated our guidelines on children attending sessions.

LIVE DOCUMENT: Our current advice to donors

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.

Learn more about blood types