You have it in you to save a life
Rutherglen and Cambuslang residents have two more chances to donate blood locally before the end of the year.
The Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service has announced its next visits to the local area.
They will be at the Cambuslang Institute, Greenlees Road, on Wednesday, December 17, from 2pm to 3.45pm and 5.15pm to 7.30pm, and will also visit Croftfoot Parish Church, 318 Croftpark Avenue, on Wednesday, December 30, from 4pm to 7.30pm.
Male donors can give blood every 12 weeks. That’s approximately every three months or four times in a 12 month period. Female donors can give every 16 weeks or approximately every four months.
Most people can give blood. As long as you are fit and healthy,y weighg over seven stone 12 lbs (50kg) and are agedg between 17 and 66 (up to 70 if yyou have given blood before) you should be able to give blood.
Visit www.scotblood. co.uk for more information.