Coronavirus advice

To make donating as safe as possible for everyone, we have made a few changes to our sessions. 

If you have an appointment to donate soon, please read the following advice before you come.

Giving platelets during coronavirus

Check you are ok to attend – read coronavirus health rules for donors 

COVID-19 vaccine – please wait 48 hours from your vaccine before donating (you can attend on the 3rd day from the date of your vaccine)

Keep your appointment and arrive on time – please reschedule it if you can't come by calling us on 0300 123 23 23

A member of staff waits a  desk to check donors before they arrive
There are extra safety measures when you come to donate

Safety measures

We've put extra safety measures in place including:

  • extra cleaning

  • increased hand washing for staff 

  • hand gel for donors to use

There is more information about giving platelets during coronavirus on the NHS blood donation website. 

A donor carer cleans a donation chair
Our sessions are clean and safe