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Further information

Information and leaflets offering advice for blood donors, including the tests we carry out on blood, and what to do if you feel faint after you give blood.

Blood tests we carry out:

Haemoglobin and iron checks:

If you suffer from bruising after giving blood:

If you feel faint after giving blood:

If an arterial puncture occurs when you give blood:

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Archie's story

Archie needs regular blood transfusions to keep him alive