To find where and when, visit www.scotblood.co.uk look for 'where to donate' (on the right hand column) and enter your postcode - you will see a list of locations and times.
You can donate anytime by visiting one of their Donor Centres. More details can be found at www.scotblood.co.uk/contact-us.aspx The nearest permanent Donor Centre to Peebles is in Edinburgh.
Have you considered Organ Donation ? www.organdonationscotland.org
(please let us know if any of the above links are out of date)
The Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service (SNBTS) is a division of NHS National Services Scotland (NSS). Accountable to the Scottish Government, NSS works at the very heart of the health service, providing national support services and expert advice to NHSScotland. It also plays an active and crucial role in the delivery of effective healthcare to patients and the public.
SNBTS is the specialist provider of transfusion medicine in Scotland, supplying high quality blood, tissues, cells and services - working with communities, hospitals and professionals to ensure that the donor's gift is used wisely and effectively for the benefit of patients.
SNBTS key priority is to ensure that NHSScotland has enough blood to meet the transfusion needs of patients in Scotland.
It is their responsibility to make sure that blood, tissues and cells are available when patients need them.