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16 June 2019

Blood Donor Week 2019: Anna's story


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

In August 2016, Anna Weir gave birth to her first child; however, serious complications meant she needed emergency surgery and a number of transfusions.  Watch her story to find out more - including how blood donors helped her Dad meet baby Seb.


  • If Anna's story has inspired you to give blood, sign up to become a blood donor. 
  • You can search our website to find a blood donation session near you. Alternatively, call us on 0345 90 90 999, or contact us online

Current blood stock levels across Scotland Friday 24 May

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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