Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service Needs Your Blood

Every minute of every day someone in Scotland receives blood as part of a life saving or life improving treatment. Less than 4% of the population currently give blood. The Scottish National Blood transfusion Service (SNBTS) must welcome 3500 blood donors each week to meet the needs of patients in Scotland. If you would like to give blood The Scottish National Blood transfusion Service will be collecting at Dumfries, Lockerbie and Lochmaben in May on the dates listed below :-


St Georges Church Hall

50 George Street


WEDNESDAY 2nd MAY: 10am – 11.30am & 1pm – 5.30pm

WEDNESDAY 16th MAY: 2pm – 5.30pm & 5pm – 7.30pm

THURSDAY 17th MAY: 4pm – 7pm



The Town Hall

High Street


THURSDAY 3rd MAY: 4pm – 7.30pm



The Community Centre

Stanedyke Crescent


WEDNESDAY 9th MAY: 4pm – 7.30pm

A spokesperson for the The Scottish National Blood transfusion Service “We aim to maintain a 6 day supply of each blood group, at all times, to continue to meet hospital requirements. Whether you’ve never donated before, give blood regularly or haven’t been for a while, SNBTS would like to invite you to your local blood donating session. For more information please visit http://www.scotblood.co.uk or connect with us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/givebloodforscotland or twitter @givebloodscot.”

Latest Articles