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06 July 2021

New Blood Donor Centre to open at The Centre, Livingston

A new Blood Donor Centre will open in The Centre, Livingston from Monday 2nd August 2021 and be accessible to all West Lothian donors.

06 April 2021

Covid-19: Advice for donors

LIVE DOCUMENT: Our current advice to donors

Last year we met 'Little Lion Man' Iain Norrie for the first time, as his mum thanked blood donors for saving his life. This year he wanted to say thank you himself.

Our donor centres have different opening hours over Christmas and New Year. Find out when your local centre is open.

Cough, splutter, sniff - it’s about to go viral.

Think bugs, bake-off and Beast from the East...

23 September 2019

Living with sickle cell

How blood transfusion saves lives in sickle cell disease.

17 September 2019

Lynsay’s story

In September 2014, Lynsay decided to become a blood donor. Three months later, blood donors saved her life.

Next year's Scotblood conference takes place on the 4th and 5th June 2020.

Edinburgh and Glasgow donor centres have amended opening hours

Current blood stock levels across Scotland Saturday 24 July

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