How to use this site

Take a tour around the website using the video links below. The site provides online registration for blood donors as well as essential information relating to giving and receiving blood. By registering online you can control your blood donor experience via your donor account.

NHS website resources on digital devices

Explore your donor account

The 'how to' videos will help you to explore the features available to registered blood donors by computer, tablet or phone.

Easily find and book appointments that are convenient for you, with the improved session finder

View your donation timeline, showing your donation history and any future appointments you have booked

Find out what could affect your ability to give blood

Manage your appointments on the go, via your smartphone or tablet

  • Book appointments online

  • Find your nearest session

  • Receive appointment reminders

  • Keep track of your donations

Find a venue

Our session search will find every public blood donation session in your area:

Did you know?

Over 25% of us require blood at least once in our lifetime...

Only 4% of adults are currently donors...

Each blood donation can help as many as 3 people

100 donations equates to
47 litres of blood

Over 8000 units of blood are collected at golf clubs each year

We collect around 1,900,000 blood donations each year

B- Blood is rare

Only 2% of the population are B-

Only 9% of donors live in
Greater London

25,000 donations in one day is the world record - held in Mumbai in 2010

8% of donors are donating for the first time

We collect 10% more blood on World Blood Day than any other day in June

January is our busiest month for donors honouring new year's resolutions

Another fact