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12 October 2020

Covid-19: Advice for donors

LIVE DOCUMENT: Our current advice to donors

18 September 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.

Dingly's Motorcycle Club undertook their festive-themed Blood Run last week, to the delight of those they zipped past.

Inverness Blood Donor Centre needs to welcome 90 donors each week during the festive season.

The Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service needs 470 people to give blood each day this December.

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Blood donor sessions in Edinburgh Donor Centre are run by appointment.

Keith from Westhill, Aberdeenshire, tells us about his decision to start giving platelets.

Laura Hulse from Cromarty (near Inverness) explains why she takes part in the event.

We had a lot of strange new would-be blood donors in today - but none of them were able to give blood. Find out the sorts of things might prevent you from giving blood this Halloween.

Current blood stock levels across Scotland Tuesday 20 October

We aim to retain 6 days of stocks at any time in order to meet the requirements of patients in Scotland.

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