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15 July 2020

Covid-19: Advice for donors

LIVE DOCUMENT: Our current advice to donors

16 June 2020

Find out more about Convalescent Plasma donation

LIVE DOCUMENT: If you've recovered from Covid-19, your plasma might have antibodies which can help others.

After giving blood and platelets for half a century, Douglas Horne has made a difference to the lives of at least 450 people.

All five blood donor centres in Scotland can now give donors access to the Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service’s new online accounts system.

Blood donors saved Anna's life when she gave birth - and helped her dad meet her baby son.

Ruby and her family thank blood donors across Scotland - and encourage others to give blood.

Every year, on 14 June, countries around the world celebrate World Blood Donor Day (WBDD).

Donors who give blood at Dundee and Inverness Donor Centres will be the next people in the country invited to use our new online donor accounts.

As blood supplies can drop by 20% over the summer holidays, we ask you to know your blood group and watch bloodstocks.

Current blood stock levels across Scotland Tuesday 04 August

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