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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.

Giving blood by appointment helps us help patients better. That’s because when you book an appointment, we know hospitals can rely on your blood type on that date, making it easier to regulate blood stocks. That way we know there will always be enough for patients needs.

Here are some of our top tips for making sure your blood donation runs as smoothly as possible.

Did you know tensing certain muscles while you give blood can greatly reduce your risk of fainting?

Thank you and good luck to all students for the upcoming exams.

12 April 2019

Howzat Culloden!

Culloden session bowled over by support from Northern Counties Cricket Club

Despite the fact kidney transplants increased in Scotland last year, more than 400 people are still in need.

Major building works mean alternative routes will be needed accessing Aberdeen Donor Centre.

We all know that giving blood can make you feel pretty good about yourself, but how does it feel to rope your colleagues into the blood donor family?

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