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29 April 2022

Scam text messages

We have become aware of scam text messages that look as if they are from an NHS account, informing people of Omicron exposure.

21 January 2022

Covid-19: Advice for donors

LIVE DOCUMENT: Our current advice to donors

16 June 2021

In the bag

It's fair to say Brian and Chris were excited to give their first blood donations.

14 June 2021

A date to donate

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

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.

Donations and congratulations

21 May 2021

Blood battle

Glasgow University Give Blood Society challenge their university sports teams to see who can give the most blood donations.

All blood donation across Scotland is by appointment only. Appointments are bookable by calling 0345 90 90 999, or through your online donor account.

Find out what's changing in Summer 2021

In the coming weeks and months, you will notice some changes to where and when we collect blood in West Lothian.

Current blood stock levels across Scotland Saturday 28 May

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