NHS Blood - Give Blood England and Wales

Blood.co.uk is
now self service

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    Make real-time session bookings

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    Amend session bookings online

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    Update personal/contact details and
    View your personal donation history

Learn more here
The NHS Blood app on a phone screen

Frequently
Asked Questions

  • Q

    How often can I give blood?

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    What can I do before and after giving blood?

  • Q

    Where does my.blood go?

View all FAQs
Nurse preparing a donor for blood donation

Save a life, Give platelets

Transfusions of platelets are required for patients:

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    Undergoing chemotherapy for cancer or leukaemia

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    With life threatening bleeding due to trauma or surgery

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    Undergoing transplantation such as organ or bone marrow

View our dedicated platelets site
Nurse taking blood whilst measuring blood pressure

Find a venue

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

Blood.co.uk is
now self service

  •  

    Make real-time session bookings

  •  

    Amend session bookings online

  •  

    Update personal/contact details

  •  

    View your personal
    donation history

NHS website resources on digital devices

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

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How your blood
can help save lives

Nisa Karia
Thanks to wonderful people who give blood I lead a full and active life and am looking forward to getting married next year.

Nisa Karia

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It's easy to become a blood donor

Luke Craig
It was great, like the first step back to my normal life.

Luke Craig

Current blood stock levels

Blood Stock Graph Level Information
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Need some help?

There are many ways we can help you: