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26 January 2017

Edinburgh Lord Provost hosts SNBTS event


Huge thanks to Rt Hon Donald Wilson, Lord Provost of the City of Edinburgh. The Lord Provost hosted an event at The City Chambers on Wednesday 18 January 2016, promoting the give blood campaign to community representatives.

On Wednesday 18 January 2016, community representatives from many organisations were invited to an evening dedicated to highlighting the importance of blood donation.

In attendance were:

  • Rt Hon Donald Wilson, Lord Provost of the City of Edinburgh;
  • Imam Razawi, Director General, Scottish Ahlul Bayt Society (SABS);
  • Chief Constable Philip Gormley QPM, Police Scotland;
  • Chief Superintendent Kenny MacDonald, Police Scotland (Divisional Commander Edinburgh Division);
  • Lt Colonel Nat Haden, British Army;
  • Lt Commander Gary Farmer, Royal Navy;
  • Councillor Gavin Barrie, (City of Edinburgh);
  • Royal Air Force (RAF);
  • Johanne Falconer, Royal Overseas League;
  • Scottish Fire and Rescue Service;
  • Iain Stewart, Edinburgh Inter-Faith Association;
  • Rev Neil Galbraith, Church of Scotland;
  • Scottish Iraqi Association;
  • Anne Mctaggart
  • Dr Gauri, The Art of Living, The Art of Living;
  • Scottish Grocers Federation (SGF);
  • Sikh Sanjog;
  • Mr Suqlain Shah, Chairman, Dar ul Ehsan Scotland;
  • Dr Ali Mehdi, Imamia Medics International (IMI);
  • Scottish Fujian Chamber of Commerce;
  • Asian Association Culture, Commerce and Education in Europe (AACCEE);
  • Kagyu Samye Dzong, Tibetan Buddhist Meditation Centre;
  • Pandit Surya Ji, Hindu Mandir Glasgow;
  • Scottish Ambulance Service;
  • Rev Peter Gill, Church of Scotland Minister.


SNBTS would like to extend our most sincere thanks to all who attended and the Lord Provost for his continued support.

Current blood stock levels across Scotland Saturday 20 August

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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