Don't just give up this New Year. Give.
Do something amazing. Become a new blood donor.
Why give blood?
Donated blood is a lifeline for many people needing long-term
treatments, not just in emergencies. Your blood's main components:
red cells, plasma and platelets are vital for many different
Who can give blood?
1. Find out if you can give blood
2. Find your local donation venue
3. Book a session easily online
Most people can give blood. As long as you are fit and healthy,
weigh over 7 stone 12 lbs (50kg) and are aged between 17 and 66 (up
to 70 if you have given blood before) you should be able to give
blood. If you are over 70, you need to have given blood in the last
two years to continue donating. However, If you are female, aged
under 20 years old and weigh under 65kg (10st 3lb) and are under
168cm (5' 6") in height, we need to estimate your blood volume