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Before you donate
Please read all the information provided here carefully before you donate blood, plasma or platelets.
Platelet donors needed
Help change patients lives
Join the Welsh Bone Marrow Donor Registry today
What happens when you volunteer to give blood to the Welsh Blood Service
A possible side effect when donating for the Welsh Blood Service
How to make a complaint about any aspect of the Welsh Blood Service
Blood sample confirmation for possible donor/patient stem cell match
Donating Bone Marrow
Answering some of the questions you may have about donating bone marrow to the Welsh Blood Service
Donating peripheral blood stem cells
Answering some of the questions you may have about donating stem cells to the Welsh Blood Service
Giving is in your blood
Your lifesaving blood donation card from the Welsh Blood Service.
Haemoglobin Anaemia and Iron
The Welsh Blood Service checks your levels before donating.
If giving is in your blood, please help
Platelet Process Cycle
A simple diagram explaining what’s involved when you donate platelets.
Position Statement – November 2011
Putting Donors at the heart of everything we do
Donor care is paramount and getting it right is our priority.
Provision by the Welsh Blood Service of caring principles for donors.
Ensuring the Welsh Blood Service provides safe blood to patients
Thank you – you’re our lifeblood
Your Information rights
Collecting data and access to your Welsh Blood Service record
Donating blood and its effect on the HbA1c blood test result for all types of diabetics
Safe donors, safe blood
Why the Welsh Blood Service asks some donors not to give blood
Fainting advice for donors
West Nile Virus
If you visit a WNV risk area between 1st May and 30th November extra guidelines will apply to you.
Test result information from the Welsh Blood Service.
Hepatitis E Virus
As of 3rd April 2017 all blood donations collected by Welsh Blood Service are tested for HEV.
What will happen if my donation is lipaemic?